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Old 26th May 2019, 16:04   #21
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The vehicle in question will be over tomorrow afternoon for the repair and some T-4 investigations.
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Old 26th May 2019, 19:42   #22
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If you wanted to do the top bearing fairly effortlessly, you could simply comress the spring, release the top nut , leave the spring compressed to the strut, swop over the bearing and re-assemble. The spring condition cannot really be judged over mileage or visuallly to any real degree. Surface corrosion is normally found due to powder coating rubbish. If the corrosion is well set in and the effect has reduced the material diameter substantially - then yes change it as a matter of course.

That is a very risky way to attempt it, you risk the compressors slipping and taking your fingers off..




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Old 27th May 2019, 10:53   #23
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That is a very risky way to attempt it, you risk the compressors slipping and taking your fingers off..



I guess you would need to keep a tube of Super-Glue handy then Harry.--


PS. How would you pick those fingers up ??---
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