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    Replacing bushes - new subframe / suspension bolts?

    Hi guys,

    I'm PU bushing my car, but before I actually go ahead and replace them all, should I get a new set of bolts to replace those I take off while replacing the bushes? If so, does anyone know where to get them from as a whole?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Squirrelofdoom View Post
    Hi guys,

    I'm PU bushing my car, but before I actually go ahead and replace them all, should I get a new set of bolts to replace those I take off while replacing the bushes? If so, does anyone know where to get them from as a whole?

    Cheers,
    Aran

    I have a set of powerflex bushes for the wish bones if your interested let me know. Their the larger ones for new 8L chassis.
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    Hi mate, i've already bought the bushes, just need to decide on this before starting to fit them. Cheers anyway

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    I bought all my wishbone and subframe bolts from my local SEAT dealer, they can order all the bolts you need. You will need an impact socket for the subframe bolts.

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    Hi Jag - got an impact socket, so that's fine. I actually wanted to know if I NEED to replace my suspension bolts while upgrading the bushes or if it's just optional?

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    I didnt replace mine, but reused them with some loctite.

    Maybe I'm crazy, but they didn't go anywhere in 50,000 miles. I checked them after a couple of hundred though.
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    Went to audi today and bought any of the suspension bolts which were stretch bolts, the others I left

 

 

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