My bushings are worn out of my 63 Fleetwood and was wondering if its just better to go ahead and replace the whole arm or just the bushings? Also was wondering about the size.....seen a 1 1/2  and a 1 7/16 would it matter on the size if I buy the complete arm with the bushings already installed?

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Comment by Paul George on October 6, 2013 at 5:13pm

The arms actually look good its just the rubber that is pretty much shot! Figured that replacing the whole arm and bushings would be a easier fix then just replacing the bushings. Thanks for the reply back Russ. Between you and Jason I have bought some good parts and always look forward to getting my questions answered!

Comment by Russ Austin on October 6, 2013 at 12:03pm

Don't waste your hard earned cash on the entire setup. Take an adjustable wrench, and open it, till it slides onto the bushing that's in the car. Take the wrench out and measure the distance between the jaws. Most cars I have seen are 1 1/2

If you find a severely  gouged arm, several of us in here have good used ones.

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