New bushes for suspension

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New bushes for suspension

Post by Matt » Mon Jul 18, 2005 8:41 pm

I have taken all of the parts that have bushes into my mate at the suspension shop he runs and he has matched all of the bushes up for me and even modified some of his existing moulds to suit.

List includes:-

Front end

Upper and lower control arms

Radius rods

Sway bar mounts and ends (23mm and 25 mm)

Steering rack mounts

Rear end

Upper and lower control arms

Sway bar mounts and "D" bushes

Panhard rod

If anyone needs any of these Let me know.

Matt

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Post by turbo andy » Fri Aug 19, 2005 9:55 pm

What are you making the bushes out of, what would be the price for a full set?
I love lathe work so I was planning on making my own, but if you can knock some up I may be interested.

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Post by Matt » Fri Aug 19, 2005 10:02 pm

They are all made out of urethane. So they will probably outlast the car.

Full set do you mean the whole suspension set? Front and rear? Sway bars too?

Matt

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Post by dbraiki » Tue Oct 25, 2005 7:54 pm

Mine squeaks an groans over even the smallest bumps so am looking at replacing the lot. How much to buy a full set? front and rear?

Cheers mate

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Post by Rodeobob » Wed Oct 26, 2005 2:02 am

Matt wrote:They are all made out of urethane. So they will probably outlast the car.
Possibly but only if you keep them lubed where they are meant to rub on metal.

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Post by Jacko » Wed May 23, 2007 8:04 am

Hi Matt, i was just wondering if you ever got these bushes made up and was wondering how much a full set delivered to the uk would cost me?

I've looked at our uk suppliers and no one carries these in stock, most don't even have moulds for them...unless anyone can prove me wrong?

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Post by Chris » Wed May 23, 2007 8:52 am

matt nolonger visits this forum :yawinkle:
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Post by Jacko » Wed May 23, 2007 9:05 am

Chris wrote:matt nolonger visits this forum :yawinkle:
bumbaclot :( lol

Anyone else?
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Post by wedgenut » Wed May 23, 2007 4:27 pm

Anyone else?
I mentioned it on another posting, get in touch with Clive at Iptoc, next to the manual on CD he is your next best friend, especially for HBL suspension parts which differ to the non HBL in a few ways. Very few HBL cars in Aus or NZ
So many cars, so little cash

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Post by Chris » Mon Oct 12, 2009 9:22 am

now i am in need to get a L/H bush, for RWC.. Does anyone have a spare one?
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Post by wedgenut » Mon Oct 12, 2009 8:31 pm

Chris, left hand bush is a bit vague, which bush do you mean?
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Post by Rodeobob » Mon Oct 12, 2009 9:32 pm

Inner one on the lower control arm.


I know this because he rang me and asked about it.

Im still looking to see what ive got here.


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Post by Chris » Mon Oct 12, 2009 11:57 pm

thanks.. yeah thats the one lol.. on tuesday my 2 weeks period of getting the car regod and keeping the plsates doesnt look good. Looks like I have to re register it now..

It is currently at the mechanics who did the rwc check and faults are:

- L/H lower control arm bush gone
- New front disks ($450)\\
- The current wheels are to big and where damaging the front suspension.

None of the local wreckers have gem wheels so after a quick phone conversation with rick ludgate, i think my best option be to get BMW early 90s wheels..

Honestly why did I get another one... I am beginning to think Piazza's + me are not ment to be.

the curse continues....
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Post by Rodeobob » Tue Oct 13, 2009 12:34 am

Ring vicroads, explain the situation, tell them the mechanic has given up on looking for parts and its making you do it. The car is rare, they can check that on their database.

Ask them if you hand the plates in if they can suspend the rego to give you more time to fix it.

It is just sitting at the mechanics awaiting parts to get it roadworthy. In this instance the time period allowed/specified is not sufficent to see that completed in time. Blah Blah rare car hard to get parts for.

Now anyone else reading this re-read it and hold you head funny and read it again with a german accent. Sounds convincing doesnt it.


I know i have one pair of arms off a car up the back, i will check tomorrow.

I have 2 wheels here with new tyres.
But you will need two wheels with matching tyres to go on the front.

Were the balljoints on it OK?? I have new ones here.


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Post by eyecon » Sat May 12, 2012 12:04 pm

Still chasing bits so I can pass bloody rego in ACT. I'm in need of LH steering rack boot. Are L & R boots identicle?

Also in need of c/arm bushes, and front radius bushes too. Haven't tried any parts reatailers yet. I like to always try here first.

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