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Everyone I spoke to said they didn't have anything that would fit. Doing searches in all the other forums provided nothing. The only option there was if yer OEM rubber steering rack bushings were soft/worn/loose was to replace the entire rack. The "D" ring bushing is the only dealership option to tighten up the steering rack...until now!

I posted my progress over at ToyotaNation. My thread below...
http://www.toyotanation.com/forum/60-t-100/343937-polyurethane-steering-rack-bushings.html

The bushings to git are the Energy Suspensions 9.9111 Flange - Link Type Bushing and to cut each bushing piece by 5mm. You must reuse the OEM sleeve after you burn the rubber off. Still working on a polyurethane "D" ring bushing...even if I have to cut the Energy Suspension one that they include in the Tacoma/Tundra kit (same "D" ring part number).

http://www.energysuspensionparts.com/proddetail.asp?prod=9.9111

BTW...I have (new in box) Energy Suspensions polyurethane bushings sets fer a Tacoma and a Tundra available fer sale. I opened them only to see what would fit on the T-100. They have never been installed. ;)
 

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I ended up chopping up the Energy Suspension polyurethane "D" ring bushing from the Tacoma/Tundra kit. The "D" ring bushing part number is 10031 and cannot be purchased separately from Energy Suspension or any of the dealers. You'll have to buy either one of the kits and chop it down. I've posted in my thread over at ToyotaNation with piccies of what needs to be chopped down. :D

The steering has been pushing to the right and I believe it's from the extra thickness of the flange on the rear horizontal bushing. I'll have to pull it and chop it down and see if it corrects the problem. This should also allow me to align the vertical bolt much easier as well. ;)
 

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Unbolted the rack this afternoon and checked fer clearances. Seems that everything is as it should be and I don't need to cut the flange off the back of the rear horizontal bushing. :D

I think the reason is because the polyurethane bushings have brought the steering rack back in it's proper position. The worn out OEM rubber bushings were mush and allowed the rack to shift over when the alignment was set. I'll be gitting another alignment after I install the new tie rod ends (Raybestos Professional Grade) this week. ;)
 

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Unbolted the rack this afternoon and checked fer clearances. Seems that everything is as it should be and I don't need to cut the flange off the back of the rear horizontal bushing. :D

I think the reason is because the polyurethane bushings have brought the steering rack back in it's proper position. The worn out OEM rubber bushings were mush and allowed the rack to shift over when the alignment was set. I'll be gitting another alignment after I install the new tie rod ends (Raybestos Professional Grade) this week. ;)
Thought maybe you found some polyurethane bushings for suspension on the 2wd t100. Replaced the leaf springs and installed polyurethane bushings while I was at it on a bronco II a decade back and liked the results so I was thinking of doing the same for the t100. It shocks me what a lack of parts availability there is for these trucks. I know the T100s in particular weren't super popular, but they seem to share a lot of common parts with Tacomas and 4runners. Desperately need to start messing with the suspension starting with the shocks right after I put a new exhaust on. Will have to look at my steering rack bushings soon too.

Edit: BTW, what shocks are you running? Haven't found a whole lot in this forum that pertains to 2wd/non-lifted trucks. Was thinking that maybe Rancho rs5000x would be good for roadways, but there might be something else out there just as good that's cheaper. TIA
 
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