Suspension Part IIc

Posted: 16th November 2008 by asteriskr in Rallye 16v

NS wishbone off and stripped down in a fraction of the time that yesterday’s took, which just goes to show that things are a lot easier to do a second time around. Replaced both track rod ends too, which was a fairly simple job…


Just back from the local motor engineers, they’ve pressed the ball joints out of the old wish bone, but then hit the snag that they’re not the same. As I was stripping it I noticed that the two arms were different, but it’s only when they’ve come to press the new ball joints in that the difference has become notable.

OS arm: eb 19733 R03/07 standard sized ball joint


NS arm: MAPCO L04/06 oversized ball joint