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bushes nd alt bearing

Posted 06-10-2011 at 15:56 by hydrosonic
Updated 06-10-2011 at 16:32 by hydrosonic

got a terrible whine @bout 2500rpm so afta tracing it 2the alternator bearing it was down 2the bearing shop 4a 5 front alt bearing, as my dad nd myself had the engine mount off 2remove the alt we decided 2strip the whole side of the engine nd replace the cambelt nd water pump (only 12 extra 4pump) re antifreeze. the alt was quiet easy 2fix un soldering the diode pack was the worst part! stood on my head 2c the timing marks on the cambelt pulleys, fitted everythin back nd the engine was quiet again.
last week all 4corners were off the car as my powerflex bushes turned up, the front arms came off easy apart from a cpl of captive bolts snappin on the anti roll bar but the got replaced wiv bolts nd nylock nuts, afta a lot of burnin nd sawin the bushes were off, cleaned up the arms nd fitted my purple powerflex's very easy they were perfect! pity they dont do the roll bar 1s as well! re fitted the front arms nd roll bar, job done.
i was not sure bout the rear bushes as in the past rear suspension nd parts fitted around them are usually siezed but the fell off 2my surprise! again on wiv the burnin/hacksawin, popped the rear powerflex's in nd re fitted the suspension, i must say it was the best 115 i spent 4 long time, the drive back from friskney 2 derby down the a52 left me buzzin i cant believe how he corners nd how u can acc around an island, the steerin is so pricise such a cool mod, i no the track needs adjustment now but gonna replace shox nd springs next so will do that i finished messin about bein a child again
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    Please, no text speak. This forum includes an audience hose first language is not English. My first language is English and I find your entry painful to read.
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    Posted 06-10-2011 at 19:31 by fingers99 fingers99 is offline
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    I own the same car. unfortunately days after buying I had to replace a massive part. How much mpg does yours do?
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    Posted 09-02-2012 at 13:33 by manuje4977 manuje4977 is offline
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    ok fingers my blog does look a bit like one of my old service reports from when I was on the shop floor! I will only speak in full English from now on, getting lazy in my old age! as for miles per gallon, between twenty eight and thirty five depending on how heavy I am on the throttle so twenty eight most of the time
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    Posted 31-05-2012 at 23:43 by hydrosonic hydrosonic is offline