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by classicswede
Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Wheel suspension and Steering (60)
Topic: 480 coilover kit found
Replies: 5
Views: 2099

Re: 480 coilover kit found

The coilovers were from me and I am sure Fraser would have been bending my ear if his suspension was bending! There are also some sets gone out to track cars and again no issues have come up. The mounting points do have enough strength The top and bottom damper fixing are both in double shear so mor...
by classicswede
Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: 1.7 N/A Flywheel Wanted
Replies: 4
Views: 499

Re: 1.7 N/A Flywheel Wanted

Did you find one?
by classicswede
Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Wheel suspension and Steering (60)
Topic: 480 coilover kit found
Replies: 5
Views: 2099

Re: 480 coilover kit found

The top and bottom damper fixing are both in double shear so more than strong enough for mounting coilovers.

Having the spring and damper as 1 unit keep the unsprung weight down
by classicswede
Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Photosuckit fix
Replies: 1
Views: 241

Photosuckit fix

Want to view the images blocked by Photobucket?

Download this patch to allow you to view the images

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/deta ... urce=gmail

:hopping:
by classicswede
Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:50 am
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: used or dead front dampers wanted
Replies: 4
Views: 940

Re: used or dead front dampers wanted

They are to be used for rebuilding.

I would say they would need to be in the UK due to shipping costs
by classicswede
Tue Jul 12, 2016 10:10 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: used or dead front dampers wanted
Replies: 4
Views: 940

used or dead front dampers wanted

used or dead front dampers wanted as long as they are not bent or rusted to bits I'm interested. The more you have the better
by classicswede
Wed Nov 11, 2015 8:59 am
Forum: Springs and Wheels (70)
Topic: Panhard Rod Bushes
Replies: 8
Views: 3412

Re: Panhard Rod Bushes

I have one wishbone with bushes fitted. They are easy to fit and no need to a press to either remove teh old or install the new ones. A vice or even G-clamp will do what is needed
by classicswede
Tue Nov 10, 2015 11:11 pm
Forum: Springs and Wheels (70)
Topic: Panhard Rod Bushes
Replies: 8
Views: 3412

Re: Panhard Rod Bushes

Andrew said he was going to let you have first test. I have a LHS Auto wisbone here for testing so has both types of bush
by classicswede
Fri Nov 06, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: Springs and Wheels (70)
Topic: Panhard Rod Bushes
Replies: 8
Views: 3412

Re: Panhard Rod Bushes

I'm just waiting on testing the wishbone bushes. Provided the tests are ok I will be good to go very quickly
by classicswede
Fri Nov 06, 2015 12:13 pm
Forum: Springs and Wheels (70)
Topic: Bump Stops
Replies: 10
Views: 5389

Re: Bump Stops

:hopping:
by classicswede
Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:16 am
Forum: Springs and Wheels (70)
Topic: Bump Stops
Replies: 10
Views: 5389

Re: Bump Stops

doingitaisways how is fitting the poly bump stops going?
by classicswede
Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:14 am
Forum: Springs and Wheels (70)
Topic: Panhard Rod Bushes
Replies: 8
Views: 3412

Re: Panhard Rod Bushes

Give it a couple of weeks and my full polybush kits will be ready
by classicswede
Wed Jul 01, 2015 8:10 am
Forum: Tuning And Tweaking
Topic: B20F Rev limiter cheating
Replies: 3
Views: 3127

Re: B20F Rev limiter cheating

I had a B20F fitted to a 340 using the 340 ignition so no rev limit. It was more than happy at 7000RPM but I have come accross these engines having problems with the bearing when rev high a lot
by classicswede
Sun Nov 30, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: Engine (20)
Topic: Oil Filter
Replies: 2
Views: 940

Re: Oil Filter

I've got lots of oil filters in stock
http://www.classicswede.co.uk/4_for__10 ... 30581.aspx

the lack of non return valve is the most likely cause for the delay in oil pressure
by classicswede
Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:07 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: Breaking 480 in Chester
Replies: 17
Views: 1973

Re: Breaking 480 in Chester

1.7 or 2.0?
by classicswede
Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:03 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: Breaking 480 in Chester
Replies: 17
Views: 1973

Re: Breaking 480 in Chester

There might be some bushes I could do with as samples.
by classicswede
Mon Nov 17, 2014 10:58 pm
Forum: Springs and Wheels (70)
Topic: Space saver tyre ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2242

Re: Space saver tyre ?

UV is what kills the rubber so as long as it has been covered it should be ok. Just check it for any signs of cracking.
by classicswede
Mon Nov 17, 2014 10:54 pm
Forum: Wheel suspension and Steering (60)
Topic: suspension bush info
Replies: 0
Views: 1355

suspension bush info

I am collecting information on the bushes for all the 400 series for the purpose of remanufacture I have samples from a 1994 440 TDI with ABS I can see there are two part number for the wishbones bushes 3411610 and 3432664 but there is no explination to when or what models each fit I also see that t...
by classicswede
Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:46 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale / Wanted
Topic: For Sale Blue 480 2ltr LPG converted (Mike Brace conversion)
Replies: 3
Views: 1255

For Sale Blue 480 2ltr LPG converted (Mike Brace conversion)

For sale is the MRS blue 480 2ltr with a multi point injection conversion. This system is the very latest type with a conversion cost of £1300 The trip computer eleci windows heated seats etc are all working. This car is very cheap to run (LPG is under 50p per ltr) For those of you who know the 4...