What size are my nuts

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What size are my nuts

Postby tecnick » Wed Oct 13, 2010 6:12 pm

Going to start the re-bushing of the 90 at the weekend. Does any one know what size spanner I need for the radius and trailing arms.

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Postby Matthews » Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:23 pm

You won't be trialling on Sunday then , 17,22,24,29mm should cover it I think.

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Postby tecnick » Thu Oct 14, 2010 6:05 pm

Thanks, I hope to trial, we will just do what we can get done in a day.

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Postby Zedman » Thu Oct 14, 2010 6:57 pm

Hope you make it, you would be missed and a whole month to the next event )
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Postby davew » Thu Oct 14, 2010 7:07 pm

If I were you Nick I'd try slackening and moving the four front and two rear radius arm nuts/bolts to make sure they look like they're free of the centres. If not then you'll end up having to cut them out and it's a LOT simpler to have the replacement nuts and bolts bought before you start the job proper !

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Postby varleym » Fri Oct 15, 2010 8:58 am

Would agree with Dave on this. When I stripped my motor down, although I could get the nuts undone I couldn't get the bolts out as they were stuck fast in the bushes - even with copious amounts of LR tool No 1. I had to grind/hacksaw the bolts to remove the trailing/radius arms from the axles with the rest of the bolt still in the bush. Took them to a local engineering firm to press the old bushes out and the new (Superpro) ones in.

Just a point on the Superpro bushes, the trailing arm bushes are the only split/two piece ones, the rest are one piece. I managed to fit the bushes in everything but the front radius arms (A-Frame, panhard rod, etc) myself just using a vice but as the radius arms are so numb and heavy you either need someone to help you or ideally take it to someone with a hydraulic press.

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Postby davew » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:03 am

You can put the SuperPro (or any of the poly bushes) in very easily using a length of threaded bar, two big washers or pieces of plate and a couple of nuts.

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Postby varleym » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:26 am

I feel like a young Luke Skywalker learning from Obi Wan White :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Postby Jabba » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:33 am

davew wrote:You can put the SuperPro (or any of the poly bushes) in very easily using a length of threaded bar, two big washers or pieces of plate and a couple of nuts.


That's one nut to hold the radius arm and one to hit it with a big hammer :lol: :lol:

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Postby davew » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:35 am

Jabba wrote:
davew wrote:You can put the SuperPro (or any of the poly bushes) in very easily using a length of threaded bar, two big washers or pieces of plate and a couple of nuts.


That's one nut to hold the radius arm and one to hit it with a big hammer :lol: :lol:


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Postby madcalc » Fri Oct 15, 2010 6:52 pm

Did it on the Disco and had no problems. My nuts were really greasy and only used the grinder twice :wink:
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Postby Bo » Fri Oct 15, 2010 7:37 pm

RE: "How big are my nuts"
Answer: Not as big as after you have undone the large radius arm fixings.
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Postby tecnick » Sat Oct 16, 2010 6:38 am

I'm liking this thread, who would have thought the title would evoke such a response.
Dave, thanks for advice but its now saturday morning and I'm just putting my overalls on :x

Keep those nuts greasy boys :!: :!:

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