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Old 21st April 2017, 16:10   #21
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That is absolutely terrible in my time dismantling I have not seen one that bad, I guess the rear spring had not been fitted correctly and it's blocked the waterways due to poor alignment

Pretty shocking Mate


Yep, both drain holes were hidden under the rubber!!
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Old 22nd April 2017, 02:08   #22
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Upper arm!
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Old 22nd April 2017, 09:10   #23
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Technically yes, but as it's on the bottom of the spring, it's a bottom arm.
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Old 22nd April 2017, 09:13   #24
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A full subframe fitted now along with new shocks, can't have Deb running about with it like that!
Blooming heck !! that was from Debs car ..Goes to show it can happen to any car then , bearing in mind how its looked after.
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Old 22nd April 2017, 11:56   #25
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Blooming heck !! that was from Debs car ..Goes to show it can happen to any car then , bearing in mind how its looked after.


No nige, it's from debs new car, her blue one has had new arms too lol
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Old 22nd April 2017, 12:24   #26
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The ones on my 05 plate tourer were about the same absolutely rotten. The ones on my launch car are almost perfect just goes to show there can be a great difference in the time they can corrode.

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Replaced two last week on a facelift registered 2006 both were holed on the side and just to cap it all. captive nut had to be welded back on subframe plus all new brake pipes .rear brake back plates to change before mot on the 26/4/17 fingers crossed

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