If you cut the tubes down too far the tyres will contact the top of the wheelarch. If you can hang on I'll measure the length of my cut down tubes tomorrow, with full size rubbers they only just scuff the arch. Also if going that low you need to grind away part of the flange where the handbrake cables run otherwise it'll cut into the cable
I measured my rear bumpstop tubes at 60mm. Here's my van fully loaded for a two week holiday. It did bottom out occasionally but I put that down to the fact my shocks were doing next to no damping at the time
Hi, I had to remove the spring and washer from steering column . I refitted both but the steering is now ‘ notchy ‘, and hard to turn round corners! Have I knocked the special washer down too far ? And compressed the spring too much? I have been having problems with this for months and it’s...
My van seems to have developed a knocking when turning right only, generally at low speeds.
I'm thinking likely CV joint?
I'm meant to be heading from Manchester to the south lakes this weekend - is it desperate to get it sorted before then?
I have had my Gaz shocks on the van for only 2-3 months, but had no end of issues with them, could never get them adjusted properly, each setting wasn't the same on each shock and when I did get them set up ok the settings would change after a weeks driving!, I wasn't convinced on the ride...
So my steering column bearings on my 1991 T4 are starting to disintegrate and I had shards of metal in the steering cowling and some bearings have fallen out.
I've had a mechanic look at it and he says I need a new upper steering column 'from the UJ's up'. I'm not totally sure what...