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« on: September 06, 2012, 02:44:16 PM »

Hi bus just past mot with a few adviseries . They said rear shock absorber bushes . Now would they mean new shocks or the bushes in the arm there's four bushes for the arm . Any ideas guys and girls Smiley  . And are they easy to change. Many thanks 
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« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2012, 05:10:59 PM »

get new shocks there cheap enough then u get all new bushes and a good ride to then they cant complain.
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« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2012, 05:22:43 PM »

Ill get new shockers . Any idea on the arm bushes do they need to be pressed in or can they be done easy enough looks a pain in ass job :-/
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« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2012, 05:33:28 PM »

lots of wd lithium grease on the new ones there a bit of a ***** but a little encouragement they come off!!
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« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2012, 05:45:02 PM »

So pain in ass then :-) . Is arm easy to take off on these ?
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« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2012, 05:48:55 PM »

GET  ANOTHER NISSAN PROB SOLVED LOL!! NOT THAT BAD JUST BE PAITENT WIV THE BOLTS LUBE GOOD!!
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« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2012, 05:56:34 PM »

Yeah that do it Smiley but I got one half finished lol . Well I get part for nxt wknd .
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« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2012, 08:04:01 PM »

easier to undo the bolts with the bus on the ground then lift it easy enough had to use an angle grinder to cut a couple of rears off but i've changed a few dont go for the cheapest only last a year
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« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2012, 08:30:53 PM »

I'll try that I'll hopefully get underneath before nxt weekend and see what ilooking at  Cheesy oh the joys I've had a few months driving the bus now without getting my hands mucky  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: September 22, 2012, 12:18:37 PM »

Well got has 1s �90 took me about a hr and half that was easy job for a change  Cheesy just need to get the carrier bushes now. Anyone know if these have to be machine pressed in  Huh?
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« Reply #10 on: September 22, 2012, 05:26:51 PM »

cant help Neil never done them before. 
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« Reply #11 on: September 22, 2012, 08:27:28 PM »

No worries mate hopefully someone will know  Grin ill ring out one or way or another .
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« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2012, 10:53:00 PM »

chat to Gary at GT motors he must have done a few surly
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« Reply #13 on: Today at 09:11:48 AM »

Yeah I will do . Wen I get chance to have a propper look . To many jobs on at momment lol . One of back shockers popped out I forgot to put washer on the top bolt . One side other side was a fixed one lol thought the bolt was easier to get ratchet spanner on lol
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