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  1. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension & handling/etc
    I've got some mk2.5 bilsteins to be fitted and 2 need new bushes. I'm just after some recommendations on where to get them from and which ones. Thanks.
  2. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension & handling/etc
    rite then guys, despite all the info on here saying not to bother with cheap polly bushes I thought id ignore you all, as I thought how hard can it be to get a bit of rubber and a bit of tube to fit and turn in a wishbone. so I went ahead and bought myself a lovely orange set of the ebay...
  3. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension & handling/etc
    I have some ILM bushings to fit to my car, I am trying to get the old ones out and figured i would just burn them out, before I go ahead are there any complications that can arise from this? i.e bent wishbones or weakening of the metal thanks dude
  4. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension & handling/etc
    Just had this in my workshop for a bad rattle. Total failure of the rear top wishbone. The wishbone has stress fractured near its polly bushes. The cause is probably due to corrosion of the wishbone and also corrosion of the polly bush alloy insert. At a guess the insert has corroded and...
  5. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension & handling/etc
    Hi, Im new to this site and have recently bought a project car (UK MX5 mk1 1990) to keep me busy and warm over the cold months. I am currently searching the internet for bushes. I am removing the rear subframe to clean and paint it and majority of the bushes are knacked! Does anyone know of...
  6. Servicing
    Some advice please. Last weekend I checked out my gearbox/gearlever rubber gaitors etc. Yes you guessed correctly both are torn. Thing is though when I pulled out the gear stick the nylon bush did not come out but was sitting in place at the bottom of the well. Is this usual? I will replace this...
  7. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension & handling/etc
    Has anyone used the ubiqutious FloFlex bushes on their differential. I'm well aware that they're 'junk' when used on wishbones - and that's a job I never want to do anyway - but my diff bushes are completely knackered, and the FloFlex bushes are incredibly cheap compared to Autolink's et al...
  8. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension & handling/etc
    After trying to decide whether to carry on with my build thread Ive decided to abandon that one and concentrate on the major aspects of the build in separate chunks. This is a guide and the way I did the job, others may have different / better / easier methods and im sure they will help me on...
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