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Upper Front A-Arm Bushings with Caster mod (SteerLites) — replaces OEM # 0403-289, 0403-081 & 0403-207



Upper Front A-Arm Bushings w/o Caster mod — replaces OEM # 0403-289, 0403-081 & 0403-207


A-Arm Bushings: Upper / Lower Rear & Lower Front — replaces OEM # 0403-115, 0403-208 & 0403-409
(I also have these for the Prowler XTZ model with the Caster mod)


Old Style A-Arm Bushings & Sleeves: Upper / Lower Rear & Lower Front (Fits models with VIN# Ending in 224999 and Below)



A-Arm Bushings: Upper / Lower Front & Rear and are used on the 350, 366 and the 425 models— replaces OEM # 3313-112


Rear Knuckle Bushings — replaces OEM # 0403-283, 0403-032, 0403-206 & 3323-103


Shock Bushings— replaces OEM # 0604-310 (Old Style) & 0403-182 (Dbl. Bonded)


Shock Bushings— replaces OEM # 0603-955 (Prowlers & 07-up ATV lower rear)


Shock Sleeves — replaces OEM # 0403-028 and # 0404-116


WildCat Front A-arm Bushing Kit - replaces OEM # 0403-264


WildCat Trail Front/Rear A-arm & Knuckle Bushing Kit - replaces OEM # 0403-264


Shock Bushings:
The bushings are made of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene. My bushings were designed intentionally to be a tight fit so as to eliminate slop that would initiate premature wear. With that said, you may need a press or vice to get them pressed in without damaging the bushings.

These bushings are a replacement for the stock bushings found on many Arctic Cat quads (part number 0604-310). Included in the kit are enough parts to fully replace all shock bushings on one (1) quad, which comes to a total of 16 pieces. PLEASE NOTE, if you own a 2007 or newer machine, your lower rear shock bushing is different than the rest of them. I have these bushings now available, so just be sure to let me know the year of your machine. The part number for that bushing is 0603-955.

On the 2007 and newer model where the double bonded bushings were OEM equipment, you will either need to remove the center metal sleeve from the stock bushing and reuse that with my bushings. Otherwise, you can buy these sleeves from your dealer or me (2.00/each...you'll need 6 of them for the 2007 and newer models and 8 of them for the 2006 and older models).
Steerlite bushings, A-Arm and Knuckle bushings

Much like the shock bushings, these are made of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene. My bushings were designed intentionally to be a tight fit so as to eliminate slop that would initiate premature wear. With that said, you may need a press or vice to get them pressed in without damaging the bushings. If you have been riding on worn bushings, you may find that my bushings aren't as tight of fit as your mounting ears have wallowed out a bit. This isn't common, but has happened to a few folks. Some customers have fixed this by wrapping a piece of aluminum (most have used a pop/soda/beer can) around the bushing to take up the gap. Others have had the mounting ears milled out, then had a sleeve made and pressed back into the mount to bring them back to factory specifications.

Installation is as easy as removing your stock bushings and installing the new ones. No special tools are required beyond your basic array of sockets/wrenches to remove the mounting bolts and a hammer/mallet.

My "Steer Lite" bushings lighten your steering effort. They replace the stock front upper a-arm bushings. The amount of effort varies based on alignment, type of tire, PSI of air in tire, wheel offset, and whether a swaybar is used or not. Regardless of configuration, you will see an improvement. When installing these bushings, you will note that one has a thinner shoulder and one has a thicker shoulder. The thinner shouldered bushing faces the front and the thicker faces the rear. You are moving the a-arm forward on the frame.


2018 Pricing Effective 3/29/2018

All prices are US Funds & include shipping!!!!

USA Customers:.
$48 will get you ONLY the front upper a-arm bushings with the caster mod built in (Steer Lites)
$80 will get you a full set of shock bushings. Make sure you include the year/model of your machine so as to get the proper bushings sent to you.
$174 will get you a full set of A-arm bushings “includes SteerLites**” and Knuckle bushings
$247 will get you a full set of A-arm bushings “includes SteerLites**”,Knuckle and Shock bushings
Owners of 350, 366, 400CR, 425 and 450 models.
$121 will get you a full set of A-arm bushings
$163 will get you a full set of A-arm bushings and Knuckle bushings
Owners of WildCat & WildCat X.
$100 will get you a full set of Front A-arm bushings
Owners of WildCat Trail
$90 will get you a full set of Shock bushings
$79 will get you a full set of Front A-arms bushings
$126 will get you a full set of Front & Rear A-arms bushings
$174 will get you a full set of Front & Rear A-arms and Rear Knuckle bushings
Old Style A-arms/ Bushing & Sleeve
$16.50ea.or $165 set
$242 will get you a full set of A-arm bushings “includes SteerLites**” and Knuckle bushings
$325 will get you a full set of A-arm bushings “includes SteerLites**”,Knuckle and Shock bushings
Motor Mount Bushings
$53will get you a full set of Motor Mount bushings

Canada Customers:
$64USD will get you ONLY the front upper a-arm bushings with the caster mod built in (Steer Lites)
$90USD will get you a full set of shock bushings. Make sure you include the year/model of your machine so as to get the proper bushings sent to you.
$190USD will get you a full set of A-arm bushings “includes SteerLites**” and Knuckle bushings
$263USD will get you a full set of A-arm bushings “includes SteerLites**”,Knuckle and Shock bushings
Owners of 350, 366, 400CR, 425 and 450 models.
$132USD will get you a full set of A-arm bushings
$174USD will get you a full set of A-arm bushings and Knuckle bushings
Owners of WildCat & WildCat X.
$111USD will get you a full set of Front A-arm bushings
Owners of WildCat Trail
$105USD will get you a full set of Shock bushings
$90USD will get you a full set of Front A-arms bushings
$137USD will get you a full set of Front & Rear A-arms bushings
$184USD will get you a full set of Front & Rear A-arms and Rear Knuckle bushings
Old Style A-arms/ Bushing & Sleeve
$18.50ea.or $185USD set
$268USD will get you a full set of A-arm bushings “includes SteerLites**” and Knuckle bushings
$352USDwill get you a full set of A-arm bushings “includes SteerLites**”,Knuckle and Shock bushings
Motor Mount Bushings
$69USDwill get you a full set of Motor Mount bushings


** I also offer the upper front a-arm bushings w/o the Caster mod "SteerLites" as a substitute for the same price.


All other Countries:
Please send me a PM for pricing. I do not charge you any more for shipping than it costs me. I will ship anywhere in the world.


Payment options:
** Paypal
** Credit/Debit cards- I just need you to PM me your email address and what you'd like to purchase and I'll send you the invoice. That invoice has a link which will allow you to pay with a credit/debit card using Paypal's secure server. I do not see any card information either...I just see the payment. You don't need to be a Paypal member/user.
Will usually ship within 1-3 business days (or sooner) of receiving cleared payment.USPS SHIPPING.
I cannot be responsible for shipping service transit times. Transit times may vary, particularly during peak periods.


You can contact me by email at: [email protected]
or by phone at: 260-414-9373


While there has been a great amount of hard work to make my bushings better than stock parts, these come with no warranty (expressed or implied). The user is responsible for any damage they may incur during installation or after installation of these bushings. If you have any issues/questions, just let me know. I have no reason to believe you will have any issues installing these. However, I do need to put that disclaimer out there. By purchasing these, you relinquish all rights to hold me responsible to any damage that may occur (it sounds like I'm making the bushings sound like crap, but it's just a disclaimer I have to put out there).
RTR CUSTOM FAB. or RickTheRocket is not responsible for any damage of any kind from these kits or custom installs. As the buyer of our products you are accepting the risks involved with operating modified ATVs.

Thanks for the interest, and thank you for the opportunity to earn your business. It's something I take very seriously, and appreciate sincerely (even if you don't buy anything, the consideration is appreciated).

Thanks, Rick
 

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A piece of ready rod, some nuts and washers can also be used in place of a vice on any non-blind bushing installs, i dont believe any bushings on a cat are blind installs. Run the ready rod through, throw on 2 washers the same or larger than the bushing in question on either side, 2 nuts onto the ready rod and tighten together until bushing installed.. Definately use grease it will make the while process alot easier

http://www.arcticchat.com/forum/pinned-topics/317603-how-change-arm-sleeves-cheap-easy.html

Should look similar to that but with bushings on either side instead of sleeve being pushed through.
 

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Just to say that i received today my bushings in France. Cat happy

Excellent communication, very good packaging, shipping fast.

I can confirm that Rick refund you in case of lower shipping charges

and at least bushings seems much more better than originals parts.

Many thanks Rick. Clap
 

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the steerlite bushings are amazing i just got mine in today and put them on instantly and boy that was sure a big diffrence. Anyone looking to buy Rick is a very good guy to deal with, had fast and good comunication. and decent shipping speed to get to canada, id definetly buy another set
 

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:) Another product to add to my list.
 

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do we just email you to order these bushings i would like to get a set for tcat
Yes, you can email me your order at [email protected]


Payment options:
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** Credit/Debit cards- I just need you to PM me your email address and what you'd like to purchase and I'll send you the invoice. That invoice has a link which will allow you to pay with a credit/debit card using Paypal's secure server. I do not see any card information either...I just see the payment. You don't need to be a Paypal member/user.
Will usually ship within 1-3 business days (or sooner) of receiving cleared payment. I use USPS PRIORITY MAIL.
I cannot be responsible for shipping service transit times. Transit times may vary, particularly during peak periods.
 

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First I would like to say "Thanks" to all of you that have bought my bushings but business has been very busy and I have sold out of all the SteerLites and only have a few sets of the other bushings at this time. I recently took a postmaster job at other office and I'm stuck working 6 days a week at the post office right now along with the lift kits and my woodworking business it's going to be impossible for me to get in the shop to make anymore until what looks like the first week of January. I will have more ready to ship the second week of January 2013.
 

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Discussion Starter #9 (Edited)
Would you consider making a set for the 366 models? The OEM ones do not seem to hold up too well, I have to change them again.

Mike

I now have these bushings in stock and ready to ship.
These are replacements for part# 3313-112 that are used on the 350, 366, 425 and 450 models.

A full set of A-arm bushings only (24 total) will cost $115 shipped in the US or $125 shipped to Canada.
A full set of A-arm and Knuckle bushings (32 total) will cost $155 shipped in the US or $165 shipped to Canada.
 

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WildCat & WildCat Trail Bushings

Pictures and Prices of WildCat & WildCat Trail Bushing Kits posted above.

These kits are also in stock and ready to ship!
 

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Looks like I'll be ordering a set. I've got some larger wheels and tires that I'm going to try next, got some 45 mm spacers for the rear. Going from 25" to 30", probably a mistake, but I bought 4 like new AC aluminum rims with new 30" Maxxis Mudzilla tires for $400. Hoping the wider rear tires with spacers might give her a bit more stability, not that it's bad, but a little wider cant hurt.

Those tires are super heavy!!!


Sorry but your 2001 used different type of a-arms and the Steerlites will not work for you, 2002 is the first year that they will fit on.
 

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I got the shock bushing and A arm bushings from Rick.Top product and fits very well.1 hour work to install.
The t-cat feels like new again(11000 km on the odo) all tight and stiff.
Thanks
 

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SteerLites for my 06 v2 just arrived looking forward to installing them this Sunday. Look clean and well built.
 

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I received the SteerLites for my 07 650 H1 TBX Friday...installed them Saturday evening. They make an absolute world of difference. Much tighter fit than the factory ones which I could pull out by hand. My 10 year old son could tell right away.

Rick,
Thanks so much for answering all my questions. I will no doubt be replacing the rest very soon.
 

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rick
looking for a set for 2005 650v2

These prices include shipping to you in Detroit.

$45*will get you ONLY the front upper a-arm bushings with the caster mod built in (Steer Lites)
$75*will get you a full set of shock bushings. Make sure you include the year/model of your machine so as to get the proper bushings sent to you.
$165*will get you a full set of A-arm bushings “includes SteerLites**” and Knuckle bushings
$235*will get you a full set of A-arm bushings “includes SteerLites**”,Knuckle and Shock bushings


*I just need you to PM me your email address and what you'd like to purchase and I'll send you the invoice. That invoice has a link which will allow you to pay with a credit/debit card using Paypal's secure server. I do not see any card information either...I just see the payment. You don't need to be a Paypal member/user.
Will usually ship within 1-3 business days (or sooner) of receiving cleared payment.USPS SHIPPING.


I have everything in stock and will ship as soon as payment is received.

Thanks, Rick
 

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February Bushing Sale!!!!!

Starting today running through February 29th 2016 you get 5% any bushing order along with FREE SHIPPING and if you are a “Paid Subscriber” and are a Purple Team Member here at ArcticChat you will receive an additional 5% discount on your order.

You can sign up to support the site here: http://www.arcticchat.com/forum/payments.php



To receive this discount you must PM me here with your order and your email address where I can send a PayPal invoice too, that invoice will contain a link which will allow you to pay with a credit/debit card using Paypal's secure server. I do not see any card information either...I just see the payment. You don't need to be a Paypal member/user.
Will usually ship within 1-3 business days (or sooner) of receiving cleared payment.
USPS SHIPPING.
I cannot be responsible for shipping service transit times. Transit times may vary, particularly during peak periods.



Thanks, Rick
 

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Shock Bushing Sale!

Shock Bushing Sale!
16pc Shock Bushing Kit plus 6 Steel Sleeves
$70 shipped in the US
$80 shipped to Canada
PM me with your email address along with the year and model of your machine, I’ll then email a PayPal invoice to you for your order.

Bushings are in stock and ready to ship.
This offer ends 3-31-2016 at midnight ET
 
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