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Re: wheel alignment bad news ,advice please
« Reply #15 on: September 03, 2019, 05:09:18 PM »
just trying to find the complete arm.
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Re: wheel alignment bad news ,advice please
« Reply #16 on: September 03, 2019, 06:08:09 PM »
does anybody sell the arms with aftermarket bushes fitted

Try Ross at TDC. He is ex-TSR and a dealer for Superpro, works closely with his former TSR buddies at Retro Resus.

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Re: wheel alignment bad news ,advice please
« Reply #17 on: September 03, 2019, 06:32:07 PM »
IS TDC the company name? I did google but nothing came up.
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Re: wheel alignment bad news ,advice please
« Reply #18 on: September 03, 2019, 06:52:35 PM »
TDC Automotive.

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Re: wheel alignment bad news ,advice please
« Reply #19 on: September 03, 2019, 08:38:07 PM »
ok thanks
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Re: wheel alignment bad news ,advice please
« Reply #20 on: September 04, 2019, 11:40:46 AM »
I have spoke to RPS this morning ...two complete arms £211.66
My mate who is going to fit them says just get the bushes. So do i go for polybushes ,will they generate more road noise?   
  Peoples thoughts ?
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Re: wheel alignment bad news ,advice please
« Reply #21 on: September 04, 2019, 11:58:06 AM »
I put powerflex black bushes on the rear of my touran (the inner rear toe bush) to stop wear of the rear tyres.. big issue on tourans coz of the weight. (touran is virtually the same chassis as the golf - is why I'm mentioning it).

I didn't notice a noisier rear end tbh but then it is slightly different to the golf as in the size and weight. If I was to fit bushes to my golf i'd go for either the super pro stuff or the powerflex purple which is designed for road use, the black series is for race/track use really.

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Re: wheel alignment bad news ,advice please
« Reply #22 on: September 04, 2019, 12:18:20 PM »
Powerflex black are they quite close to oem ?
Are Lemforder a quality make or do i leave them alone
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Re: wheel alignment bad news ,advice please
« Reply #23 on: September 04, 2019, 12:20:46 PM »
Powerflex black are they quite close to oem ?
Are Lemforder a quality make or do i leave them alone
Powerflex black is proper hardened, and way stiffer than OEM. if you want an OEM feel then yes go for Lemforder or something like that, they aint too bad.

polybushes will last a lot longer but will also stiffen slightly.. thus losing comfort.

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Re: wheel alignment bad news ,advice please
« Reply #24 on: September 04, 2019, 12:42:02 PM »
The roads in the Forest of Dean as rough as hell so i was wanting to stay as near to oem as possible or only slightly stiffer. :driver:
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Re: wheel alignment bad news ,advice please
« Reply #25 on: September 04, 2019, 02:20:16 PM »
Unless I’m mistaken, I think you could easily pop some purple PF in and be happy :-)


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Re: wheel alignment bad news ,advice please
« Reply #26 on: September 04, 2019, 08:26:33 PM »
looking for a good deal, not much luck so far
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Re: wheel alignment bad news ,advice please
« Reply #27 on: September 08, 2019, 11:03:12 AM »
I have bought Superpro bushes from AKS I just hope I have ordered the right ones.
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Re: wheel alignment bad news ,advice please
« Reply #28 on: September 09, 2019, 03:47:28 PM »
you made the right choice, the car will feel like new, it will take about 1000 miles for them to bed in, and never worry again....  :driver:
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Re: wheel alignment bad news ,advice please
« Reply #29 on: September 10, 2019, 09:37:40 AM »
i plan to replace all the bushes over the next few months then replace the springs and shocks
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