Mikey Bikey's Scimega

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Post by Nick » Sun Oct 04, 2020 12:57 pm

They take longitudinal loads with some twisting. I would poly bush with your car


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Post by scimjim » Sun Oct 04, 2020 1:33 pm

Now the fun with getting the outer out.


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Post by MikeyBikey » Sun Oct 04, 2020 3:49 pm

I have a technique, learnt it on a mk3 cortina 40 years ago that hasn't failed me yet. I used it on the watts linkage so hopefully it will work on these. I'll take some pictures...


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Post by scimmy_man » Sun Oct 04, 2020 4:36 pm

MikeyBikey wrote:
Sun Oct 04, 2020 3:49 pm
I have a technique, learnt it on a mk3 cortina 40 years ago that hasn't failed me yet. I used it on the watts linkage so hopefully it will work on these. I'll take some pictures...
left leg first?


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Post by MikeyBikey » Sun Oct 04, 2020 4:42 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:


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Post by adamwilkes » Sun Oct 04, 2020 4:44 pm

Judo moves to dislocate the joints :boxer:


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Post by MikeyBikey » Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:38 pm

Decent hack saw, threaded through, cut two channels , 1cm apart, tap through. The one took less than 5 mins
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Post by MikeyBikey » Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:44 pm

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All 4 took less than 15 mins. Be careful not to cut the outer race in the trailing arms.

dont cut quite through the screwdriver and hammer curl it away nicely
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Post by b.c.flat hat » Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:47 pm

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Post by MikeyBikey » Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:57 pm

Oooh didnt realise youd done the same. great minds think alike 😄😄


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Post by willholderogri » Sun Oct 04, 2020 7:56 pm

Most of us have had to do this it's part of scimitar ownership


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Post by philhoward » Sun Oct 04, 2020 8:17 pm

I must be posh.


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Post by MikeyBikey » Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:56 pm

Hah, extending the mortgage to pay for polybushes is justified, .... isn't it :shock: :?: :lol:
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Post by Bitterend » Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:13 pm

Tee-Hee-Hee.
I've just done mine. Made up a press tool and went down to my mate's to borrow his press. They were a bit tight coming out!!
Did the watts linkage bushes at the same time. Getting the new polybushes back in is fun. Slippery little blighters



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