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  1. Polyurethane Bushings For the Honda Insight - Available?

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    Hi, At one time I had a 1973 Morris Mini, in which I had eventually installed polyurethane bushings to the suspension, replacing the old rubber components. The improvement to steering, cornering and handling, shock absorption was noticeable. Since my Insight is now over a decade old, I'm...
  2. Scrunching noise, control arm bushings

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    FYI: This has been mentioned before, but I thought I'd revive the idea. I've been living with a 'scrunching' noise from my suspension since I bought my car - go over bumps, around turns, etc. and you hear a 'scrunch, scrunch'. I read a thread the other day that mentioned lubing the front aft...
  3. metal fatigue??

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    EDIT: Ooops, sorry I posted in wrong forum. moderator, can you move it to problems and troubleshooting? Thanks I have a 2000 insight with around 188k miles on it that's recently developed some noise whenever I go over rough terrain or those parking lot speed bumps. The noise sounds like...
  4. Rear Axle Poly Bushes

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    I have been working with my local garage on an insight Mk 1 rear axle assembly after I recently replaced one in one of my cars. The axle contains two large rubber bushes which are not available from honda as seperate items. ASFAIK You have to buy the complete axle assembly at a cost of over...
  5. The source of my front suspension noise

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Ok, so how many Insight owners are experiencing what I call a "scrunching" noise that comes from underneath the front of the car when you drive over speed bumps or anything that makes the front suspension flex? This is important because the source of the problem is not a simple one...