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    REAR AXLE FRONT BUSHES

    I noticed today that the front bushes on the rear axle aren't looking to healthy.Is it worth putting poly bushes in or just new oem ones?

    thanks in advance
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    "Stick a V8 in it!"

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    New OEM ones will make a huge difference, and cost about £7 each.

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    thanks for that.

    Are they difficult to fit?

    tony

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    More like 27 plus vat for genuine..each

    Cactus green 8L S3 - B5 TIP + Jetex, Revised 007p, R32 rear ARB, AP Coilovers, Compbrake rear arms, Full Powerflexed dogbone.

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    "Stick a V8 in it!"

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    I baught mine from AllGermanParts.

    A lot of the stuff is real Audi parts and someones just ground off the Audi rings and removed the Audi tax along with it!

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    are they hard to fit?

    thanks
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    When they do them at work on other models which have similar they end up ripping the rubber out and then using an air chisel to get the casing out. Then the new ones slip in pretty much. Can be done on a drive its just not the easiest job to do. Bit of brute force is needed to get them out and various cutting is required. Also heard freezing the new bush makes it easier to get in.

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    Last edited by B5NUT; 20th June 2011 at 22:13.

 

 

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