Suspension, Steering and Brakes Rear Anti Roll BarBushes

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  1. jostree Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Does anybody know how difficulty to replace the Rear Anti Roll Bar Bushes? I have the one in the right making some cranking noise.
    Thanks.


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  2. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    Just two bolts to undo, best undone with car on the ground as not to place a load on the ARB .

    I'm sure we must have guides on how do these maybe not per se for the 6th Generation but the principles are the same.
     
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  3. jostree Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    The best way to change it it´s to stay with the car on the ground?
    I will search for the bushes in the net to find the best price, thanks.
     
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  4. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    I meant raise both sides so all of rear is suspended or do it with all four wheels on ground (you'd need a 4 post lift to do that).

    You can't jack on side at a time and do it.
     
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  5. jostree Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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  6. Harvey Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    WOW @Fiskekutteren that is the cleanest underside of the 6th Generation I have ever seen! hope you managed to sort it.
    2 bolts on each and its easy to replace. I need to do my front ones, but they will be fine for now, gotta sort my fuel leak out first.
     
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  7. Fiskekutteren Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    haha @Harvey, i think you mean @jostree :Wink:.
    My underside is definitely not as pretty as @jostree Accord. But you are right the underside of his car is very pretty. I do not think Portugal uses salt on their roads like the UK and Denmark :Grin:.
     
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  8. Harvey Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    @Fiskekutteren sorry yeah, that's who I meant lol. I know where to start looking if I need rust free parts now. Lol
     
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  9. Fiskekutteren Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    No problem mate :Smile:. They are lucky down there :Grin:.
     
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  10. Harvey Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Agreed, you should see the state of mine underneath, looks like it's spent a good time of its life under the sea
     
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  11. exec Premium Member Club Supporter

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    I could lick my tongue off that underside, looks new! Let us know how you get on and what bushes you fit.
     
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  12. Anyone in the UK doing this job, it can be nice and easy, but corrosion can seize the bolts over time. They are small bolts so if you give them some welly it is very easy to shear the head off them, leaving yourself with a messy situation.

    So.....if they resist it's best to back off and use some heat. Or if you don't have any, wait until next time you visit a garage.
     
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  13. Fiskekutteren Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    I did it myself and was a little to aggressive with some of the bolt, but luckily it could be drilled out.

    But i do not think it is going to be a problem for @jostree Accord. :Smile:.
     
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  14. jostree Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Thanks, I have a help from the weather in Portugal and some times I put some paraffin to protect.
    I´m waiting for the bushings, the one´s that they send were not compatible with my car.
     
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  15. Harvey Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Did they send the front ones by mistake? instead of the rear ones.
     
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  16. jostree Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    No they send me from another version they have a smaller diameter but they are bigger.
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  17. jostree Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    The new ones arrived and I already change it, it was very easy. The bushing near the exhaust has a little trike but easy to.

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  18. Harvey Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Well done! Good result. I hope the noise goes away too.
     
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  19. Fiskekutteren Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Good job! Man that underside looks so clean, just amazing.
     
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  20. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    The joys of living in a dry country :Tumbleweed:
     
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