Jan 08, Polaris General Discussion. Rush/Switchback (AXYS Platform) Removal of front spindle bushings. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 8 of 8 Posts.
N. NLPROR Registered. Joined Dec 11, Posts. Discussion Starter #1 Jan 7, Just removed front spindles off my Pro-X for powdercoating. Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. Oct 19, They are essentially oil-lite bronze bushings that are impregnated with oil for lubricity. The heat of the powder coating"cure" can bake the oil out of the bushings. Not a huge deal but they will wear out significantly quicker when the oil is gone. Attached is a picture of what this looks like on a Pro spindle.
Kimpex Front Suspension Spindle Bushing Kit - - OEM-quality replacement components restore your front suspension's performance. 8-piece kit: two metal and two plastic bushings (replace OEM # ), two bolts and two nuts (replace OEM #) Included Items: (2) 3/8" X 4" Hex head bolts. (2) Steel bushings.5/5(1). Jun 17, I want to powder coat a few parts on my 09 RMK including the spindles.
Is there a good way to remove the brass bushings from the spindles without damaging them, or should I just be prepared to buy new ones? They seem to be pretty soft. May 19, On each of the three spindles I worked on, what had happened was the bushings were sliding towards the inside of the spindle, since there is no ridge to prevent horizontal movement of the bushing.
This takes away the support and the bushing ends up wearing out even faster which then allows the spindle ski spacer to wear out the inside bore of Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins. Nov 16, Buildin1XJ. I know this is an old thread but I came across it and on a Polaris model I had to use a!/2" flat head tap it took all of 5 minutes to remove both bendix bushings. Make certain and use only a flat head tap. If you were to start finding it difficult tighting the tap in I would back off, the last thing you would want to do.