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Offline Dave Y

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Suspension refurb the whole lot
« on: March 15, 2019, 12:48:38 PM »
i am looking to refurb all bushes ,shock absorbers and fit uprated Eibach arbs.
i want to stay with standard bushes and shocks or as near as as possible.
where can i get a good deal ?
what make bushes are close to standard?
All advice welcome, i dont want the ride to be too harsh.

Online colesey

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Re: Suspension refurb the whole lot
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2019, 02:01:32 PM »
I have the racingline suspension kit / H&R small arbs / Superpro's road durometer polybush front arm kit and the ride is still pretty decent whilst improving handling no end. I did however avoid the rear bushes due both to the high labour costs and also fear of road noise getting amplified through boot.

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Re: Suspension refurb the whole lot
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2019, 02:43:15 PM »
i would like to replace every bush with oem or the equivilent.

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Re: Suspension refurb the whole lot
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2019, 07:17:29 AM »
I went Febi-Bilstein on most of the stuff I replaced but had to flit between ebay ecp and Eurodoc for the best deal on some.
For your tops mounts the scuttle panel needs dis-assembled to get to the three bolts which are a t**t to get off. Mine span as the rubber was gone that they're cast into. Make sure you mark your wiper arm position as it's a pain of trial and error otherwise when re-fitting.

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Re: Suspension refurb the whole lot
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2019, 07:58:00 AM »
Will do ,thanks

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Re: Suspension refurb the whole lot
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2019, 12:23:42 PM »
I am thinking about upgrading my suspension.

Is it adviseable to upgrade all the bushes with the kit?  I was under the impression the kit was all that was required for the upgrade.

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Re: Suspension refurb the whole lot
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2019, 06:50:14 PM »
I have been trying to find a diagram showing all the bushes but no luck.

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Re: Suspension refurb the whole lot
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2019, 07:40:12 AM »
There is a bush diagram on powerflex website?


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Re: Suspension refurb the whole lot
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2019, 09:10:48 AM »
Ok thanks