Raft bushes (rear)

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Re: Raft bushes (rear)

Postby dapinky » Fri 02.02.2018, 14:18

Ah, i can see how you did it now :D ......

...... not sure how easy it would be with an intact bush to remove - doable by drilling/dremmelling/cutting the old rubber away, but my preferred method of quick bush removal wouldn't work here (burning with a blowlamp!).

Nice to see it, though :wink:
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Re: Raft bushes (rear)

Postby Gordon » Fri 02.02.2018, 14:47

I'm pretty sure that the more intact one of my pair succumbed to the air chisel - very easily from the side with no damage to the alloy....
Of course if you've not got an air chisel handy, then it might be tricky getting hammer blows in that direction....
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Re: Raft bushes (rear)

Postby lotusflasherman » Fri 02.02.2018, 16:23

Never seen one fail so interesting pdf thanks.

and Dave... My preferred method for intact bushes that I can't press out or get oxy-acet' on is to pass a junior hacksaw blade through the centre hole and fit the frame around it. Make 2 sawcuts about 120° apart - old brake fluid helps lubricate the blade passing through the rubber. If progress gets slow use a new blade. When right through drift out the small section and it releases the bigger section... bit easier than drilling or dremmelling in my opinion.
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Re: Raft bushes (rear)

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Fri 02.02.2018, 17:30

The file is now added (and noted) to the Manuals page that is linked in my signature.

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Re: Raft bushes (rear)

Postby Gordon » Fri 02.02.2018, 17:39

Brit-Car-Nut wrote:The file is now added (and noted) to the Manuals page that is linked in my signature.

Thanks Gordon


That's the Original copy! - I apparently made more effort the first time around - where did you find it?!
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Re: Raft bushes (rear)

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Fri 02.02.2018, 17:48

I used your link (below)
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Re: Raft bushes (rear)

Postby tigerdog » Sat 03.02.2018, 02:32

Gordon wrote:As promised:

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