Changing the bushings is sufficient, no need to change the coulper unless the coupler itself was damaged. You want to have a little play in the wheel otherwise you'd be all over the road with the slightest touch of the wheel.
'73 280SEL 4.5 (9/72)- RIP
Only 8,173 units built from 5/71 thru 11/72
'02 CLK320 Cabriolet - wifey's mid-life crisis
2012 VW Jetta Sportwagon TDI...at least its a diesel
Non illegitemae carborundum.