One is machined aluminum and the other is steel.
There are a few methods for removing the bushing and sleeve from the control arm in order to install the new bushings: Take a hacksaw, run the blade thru the hole and reassemble the saw.
Cut through the sleeve and be careful not to cut into the arm. Once cut, simply tap it out with a cold chisel. Datsun Idler arm bushing kit. This kit incorporates a thrust washer for pre load. It eliminates the drag and binding that you find with other kits. This kit is made from Delrin material and a stainless steel sleeve.
Idler arm in picture not included. Call ahead for compatibility. This kit is to be used with the older style or original stock. Nov 18, In this video I go over some of the modifications I chose to incorporate on my Datsun build in order to stiffen up my steering.
The is a great car, b. Idler Arm Bushing Kit: Kit consists of 2 Delrin pieces, a steel center tube, and a thrust washer to help eliminate binding and drag. Note: Some after market idler arms have a smaller ID than the factory arm. This bushing will not fit those idler arms. Price:This is a Datsun Idler arm WITH the Delrin bushing kit already installed. This kit incorporates a thrust washer for pre-load. It eliminates the drag and binding that you find with other kits.
This kit is made from Delrin material and a stainless steel sleeve.