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Old 03-11-2012   #1
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Drop links

Hi.
Just got some new front drop links for my 04 jtd ugly bug.
The paperwork and the box they come in say they are for the marea.
Are these right...
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Re: Drop links

Yeah there a universal fiat will fit the bravo aswell
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Re: Drop links

Thanks for that. Just changed one side and the roll bar bush as well.
Have to do other side tomorrow as getting dark.
Took it for a quick spin and there is one hell of a clunk coming from the front now, going over speed bumps.
Everything looks ok but it's a serious clunking.
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Re: Drop links

Found out what the clunking was.
I must of moved the roll bar horizontally when fitting the bush.
It was hitting the A arm mount.
Loosened the roll bar bush bolts either side and gave it a bit of a wiggle and it settled it self.
All good now.
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Re: Drop links

Glad to here that hope it all goes well
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Re: Drop links

How do you know when the arb is fitted centrally.
There are some raised bits on it.
Are these supposed to butt up to the bush on the inside of it.
On mine there is about a 5-10mm gap either side..
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Re: Drop links

There should be some collar(s)? on the ARB which centre the ARB between the bushes, IIRC these are on the inside of the bushes.

Not unknown for the collars to come adrift, been mentioned before on here.
If this is the case, you could try a jubilee clip to hold the loose collar in situ, if that's not man enough then getting it properly welded on again is the way to go.
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