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    Posted: 05-January-2010 at 4:27AM
Taken with permission from Fomoco8 on Ranchero.us
 
I have a way to repair the cheap plastic bushing that Ford uses on their kickdown rods that always seem to be broken,,, THe first picture is of the packaging to get a description of the bushings,,, They are available at Lowes for about 2 bucks each,
 
 
The next is a before and after of the bushings prior to installing.
 
 
The rough fit up is next
 
 
Lastly the installed bushing ,,, It stopped all that slop and the rod stays straight and works fine ,,
 
 
All that is necessary is to trim the bushing to length,,, Leave it long and finish with a file,, You may have to open up the hole on your kick down rod but thats simple enough,..Hope this helps someone out!!
 
 


Edited by Psquare75 - 05-January-2010 at 4:36AM
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14-February-2011 at 2:27AM
I tried this myself this past weekend. The bushings fit the carb and trans arm flawlessly, however you MAY need to open up the kickdown rod eye a little bit to get the bushing in. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24-November-2011 at 9:43AM
HMM.. there was a ford brass bushing kit for the newer EOAZ bushing... Wonder if it would work.. I have a feeling the size is larger on the older stuff
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