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I am about to order some urethane rear trailing arm bushing as I need to replace all four trailing arm bushing. Is this the one I should order?

http://focus.c-f-m.com/index.asp?Pag...PROD&ProdID=52

I spoke with them and they said this including 2 bushing for both left and right...
If thats the case where is the 2 inner bushing?
 

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The trailing arms only have one bushing per side...
It's where the front mounting bracket bolts to the frame.

You sure you don't need the Control Arm bushings?
Those do have an inner and outer.
 

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Yeah.
That kit has bushings for all 3 control arms.
#2 - Upper control arm
#3 - Toe link (I think that's the correct name)
#9 - Lower control arm

Seeing that your car is a 2000, (year isn't important, it's the mileage)
it's going to be a mega beotch to get those bushings out to replace them.
2 and 3 should be OK, but the lower control arm is going to be tough.

And remember this.
Our suspension geometry (passive rear steer) takes into account the deformation of the rubber bushings.
When polys are installed, the suspension doesn't react as it was originally intended.
Good thing? Maybe...Bad thing? Maybe so too...

Hopefully someone that's done this will chime in with some hints/tips as well as observations on the suspension geometry phenomena.
 

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All four bolt on the lower arm were all seized up badly and will have to be cut off, I have 2 extra arm ready to go(I burning off the old bushing) as soon as I have the new bushing.
 
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