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Manufacturing Monday's Featured Product: Front Track Bar Bushings

Posted by Rare Parts Inc. on Nov 30, 2017 8:44:08 AM

This week’s Manufacturing Monday's featured product is our Front Track Bar Bushings  - Part#: RP22442. Order a set today and feel the difference!

Track bars keep your vehicle laterally stable and manageable while the suspension does its job. But it's a tough task, especially handling the greater mass of work vehicles. The bar's points of connection are critical, and that's where bushings take a battering. The constant push, pull and strain while under way, especially over rough surfaces, takes its toll, as do the ordinary factors of age and time that compromise the strength and performance of the original materials used.

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Manufacturing Monday's Featured Product: Coil Spring Seat Bushings

Posted by Rare Parts Inc. on Nov 30, 2017 8:35:13 AM

This week’s Manufacturing Monday's featured product is our coil spring seat bushings - Part#: RP15151. Order a set today and feel the difference!

American Motors is now only a blast-from-the-past make, but many of its unique models are still lovingly maintained by devotees who also love to drive them, including the lithe Javelin pony car, the Matador muscle car and more sedate models.

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Manufacturing Monday's Featured Product: Adjustable Drag Links

Posted by Rare Parts Inc. on Nov 30, 2017 8:33:20 AM

This week’s Manufacturing Mondays featured product is our adjustable drag links - Part#: RP29132. Order one today for your motorhome and feel the difference!

Drag links, the steering components that convert the circular motion of the steering column and Pitman arm to useful linear motion, are subject to a good deal of stress. And that translates into wear and tear in their moving parts that can manifest in older vehicles, especially if they've been driven hard over uneven terrain.

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Manufacturing Monday's Featured Product: Tie Rod Assembly

Posted by Rare Parts Inc. on Nov 30, 2017 8:27:35 AM

This week’s Manufacturing Monday's featured product is our tie rod assembly - Part#: RP29493. Order one today for your van and feel the difference!

Ford had an immediate hit on its hands with the first-generation of the E100 series vans and trucks, responding to similar offerings from GM and Volkswagen. The versatile and economical Falcon-based first generation, however, was soon succeeded by the bigger, beefed-up second generation of more conventional vans beginning in 1968. 

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Manufacturing Monday's Featured Product: Polyurethane Control Arm Bumpers

Posted by Rare Parts Inc. on Oct 9, 2017 7:03:41 AM

This week’s Manufacturing Monday's featured product is our polyurethane control arm bumpers  - Part#: RP15945. Order a set today and feel the difference!

Control arm bumpers are typically out of sight and out of mind, but they are critical to your car's suspension system. Unfortunately, in addition to these bumpers being worn down from the impact of slamming into a pothole, rut or other road hazard, they are also subject to significant deterioration over time due to a range of all-too-common factors, including exposure to oil, grease and even sunlight.

Proudly manufactured in the USA, Rare Parts polyurethane control arm bumpers, use a higher durometer material than the OE rubber bumper and are also resistant to oils, grease, and UV light that damage other bumpers.

Stop worrying about your control arm smashing into your frame and knocking the wheels out of alignment, and start worrying about the destination of your next road trip.

 Fits These Models:

Ford Truck: Ranchero ‘72-‘79

Ford: Country Sedan thru 1991 & Squire ‘65-‘74

Ford: Custom 500 ‘65-‘77

Ford: Custom ‘65-‘72

Ford: Elite ‘75-‘76

Ford: Galaxie & Galaxie 500 ‘65-‘74

Ford: Ltd ‘65-‘78 & Country Squire '75-'78

Ford: Ltd Ii ‘77-‘79

Ford: Ranch Wagon ‘65-‘74

Ford: Thunderbird ‘67-‘79

Ford: Torino & Gran Torino ‘72-‘76

Lincoln: Continental ‘73-‘79

Lincoln: Mark Iv ‘72-‘76

Lincoln: Mark V ‘77-‘79

Ford Truck: Ranchero ‘72-‘79

Ford: Country Sedan thru 1991 & Squire ‘65-‘74

Ford: Custom 500 ‘65-‘77

Ford: Custom ‘65-‘72

Ford: Elite ‘75-‘76

Ford: Galaxie & Galaxie 500 ‘65-‘74

Ford: Ltd ‘65-‘78 & Country Squire '75-'78

Ford: Ltd Ii ‘77-‘79

Ford: Ranch Wagon ‘65-‘74

Ford: Thunderbird ‘67-‘79

Ford: Torino & Gran Torino ‘72-‘76

Ford: Elite ‘75-‘76


Ford: Galaxie & Galaxie 500 ‘65-‘74

Ford: Ltd ‘65-‘78 & Country Squire '75-'78

Ford: Ltd Ii ‘77-‘79

Ford: Ranch Wagon ‘65-‘74

Ford: Thunderbird ‘67-‘79

Ford: Torino & Gran Torino ‘72-‘76

Ford: Elite ‘75-‘76

Ford: Galaxie & Galaxie 500 ‘65-‘74

Ford: Ltd ‘65-‘78 & Country Squire '75-'78

Ford: Ltd Ii ‘77-‘79

Ford: Ranch Wagon ‘65-‘74

Ford: Thunderbird ‘67-‘79

Ford: Torino & Gran Torino ‘72-‘76

Lincoln: Continental ‘73-‘79

Lincoln: Mark Iv ‘72-‘76 

Lincoln: Mark V ‘77-‘79

Mercury: Brougham 1967

Mercury: Colony Park ‘65-‘74

Mercury: Commuter ‘65-‘68

Mercury: Cougar ‘74-‘79

Mercury: Grand Marquis ‘75-‘78

Mercury: Marauder ‘65-‘70

Mercury: Marquis ‘67-‘78

Mercury: Montclair ‘65-‘68

Mercury: Montego ‘72-‘76

Mercury: Monterey ‘65-‘74

Mercury: Park Lane ‘65-‘68

Don’t see your make and model? Don’t worry! We guarantee that we got the part you need in stock or we’ll make it.  Just give us a call at 800.621.2005 - we’re here to help!

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