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Our upper control arm bushings ...


Our solid racing bushings for your vehicle will eliminate unwanted suspension geometry changes such as camber caused by deflection of rubber or polyurethane bushings. Stock rubber on most cars can cause camber changes up to 0.6 degree (0.45degres approximately was tested on Honda EG/DC front upper control arm bushings). Polyurethane replacements do not eliminate this problem due to the fact that they are too soft and still compress under loads of the suspension (approximatly half of the stock rubber deflection) Our solid bushings completely control this situation by maintaining the proper alignment of your suspension; they also reduce to 0 the changes in camber cause by deflection. Orijin Motorsports presents you the only cost-wise solution to complete and total control of your suspension. Our bushings will give you more control of your car (extremely important part are the upper front control arms for steering and slip angle feel ). Suspension becomes more firm where it is supposed to be and you can feel the difference with a simple steering wheel exercise. The more control you have on the vehicle's suspension, the quickest you can react and input changes.

Also take note that we use only high-tech materials for our products. Our bushings are made of a special self-lubricated material that wears 54 times slower than Acetal ( Delrin® ) bushings.




Honda general suspension camber
Suspension camber changes on body roll ...
In our reasearch to the perfection of suspension tunning, we analyzed and noted for you the basic changes of the suspension geometry for most of honda general cars. ( tests were done on CIVIC EG and INTEGRA DC ).
We hope that this simplistic chart will help you work on your car with the required knowledge.

Please note that this chart is not a precise way to determine geometry changes but gives a general idea of the functions in this particular case.
Each vehicule may differ slightly in results.
Readings are for the front wheels only as the rear wheels were following at + - 0.2 degres.
Error factor is at + - 0.25 degres.


In a stock form, honda cars go for approximativly 3 to 4 degres of body roll using racing tires. As you can see the camber rises up pretty quickly after 2 degres of body roll on the outside wheel. This is a factor to take into consideration when planning suspension modifications or static camber settings.
 
Suspension camber changes VS ride height
This chart here will give you the approximate camber change when lowering your car. We hope that this simplistic chart will help you work on your car with the required knowledge.

Please note that this chart is not a precise way to determine geometry changes but gives a general idea of the functions.
Each vehicule may differ slightly in results
Error factor is at + - 0.25 degres.
We can easily see that this function is lineair for that range of drop.





Resetting control arm rubber bushings
Very few people think about the inconvenients and consequences of "dropping" their cars. One of the consequences decreased control arm bushing life expectancy. This is due to the fact that when the control arms are secured to the car, they squeeze and hold the inner bushing sleeve in place. While the car remains in the factory normal suspension travel from the stock ride height, there is no problems. But when you change the ride height, the sleeves on wich the rubber is attached, stays at the same place and the bushing is compressed out of it's normal operating range.

It is therefore really important when changing ride height of the car to "RESET" the bushings to a friendlier orientation. This is done simply by losening the bushing fasteners and tightening them back once the sleeves are at a good orientation ( wich will be approximatly the middle of the operating range ).

Please take note that our solid bushings aren't affected by this situation.

 
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