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Re: Fiat 500 buying advice - twinair

The suspension clunk is definitely 'a thing' now, seems to slowly get worse. Given that I know it isn't the drop links the next obvious culprit would seem to be the top mounts which I see mentioned time and time again on various forum searches. Seems like it would be best if I'm taking that much apart anyway to replace the shocks, dust covers & bump stops at the same time. Will also need a spring compressor.

Wish it would stop raining - been off & on for weeks now.

Has anyone done all of this and has a recommended source for good quality components? I've seen about 10 slightly different versions on ebay with clashing part numbers!
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Re: Fiat 500 buying advice - twinair

Remembered that QH stuff was always the 'off the shelf' stuff of choice back in the day. Ordered 2x strut top mounts, 2x front and 2x rear shocks, 2x front bump stops & dust covers, 1x top shock 'cup' thing since one of mine is very rusty. Also a spring compressor from Amazon.


I've never done suspension before, this could be fun or utterly miserable. A video of the rear on Youtube though makes that look incredibly easy - jack it up, take the wheel off and undo 2 bolts. Is it worth doing the front springs too? Rears seem fine but the front has been a little low since I got it.
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