Front suspension leg

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Re: Front suspension leg

by Robs-se » Sun Jul 11, 2010 8:35 am

vinny_69 wrote:if you changing the lower arms you kinda need to undo the bottom balljoints Rob :lol:


I know, just good to know for future reference if you only have the springs to do. I always end up trashing the rubber on the balljoint with the fork splitter. never been able to get the other type in as not enough room
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Re: Front suspension leg

by v6 steve » Mon Jul 12, 2010 8:24 pm

iv never bust a lower ball joint its the track rod end thats a b***h but if you take the whole arm off it saves you splitting it, and i would take off caliper and disc as the strut is pritty heavy and much easer to move about if there off
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Re: Front suspension leg

by Allys Cally » Mon Jul 12, 2010 8:35 pm

as steve said its easier taking the whole arm off, thats what we done with the se9 last week. if your changing the wishbones i would do the arb droplinks and the track rod ends at the same time anyway.
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Re: Front suspension leg

by Robs-se » Tue Jul 13, 2010 11:28 am

Allys Cally wrote:as steve said its easier taking the whole arm off, thats what we done with the se9 last week. if your changing the wishbones i would do the arb droplinks and the track rod ends at the same time anyway.


All ready in the box awaiting for fitting. Just hoping the calipre bracket is still a 7mm key as i have 4 pot calipres on mine and not the standard ones :think:
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