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P38A Help ??????

Discussion in 'Range Rover' started by pete12345, Apr 2, 2020.

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  1. pete12345

    pete12345 Well-Known Member

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    IMG_3190.jpg IMG_3189.jpg IMG_3191.jpg IMG_3192.jpg think it's time for new brakes & calipers not sure about new wishbone as can't undo anything will try again tomorrow after had good soaking in penatrating oil but am aiming to replace most of the parts over time underneath as cars of the rd now on a sorn as always any suggestions much appreciated as complete novice
     
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    There are no "wishbones". Which pieces can you not undo?
     
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    The calipers or the holders what's the main joint called then that they bolt to
     
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    Hub carrier?
     
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    Front drive hub i would have thought.
     
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    Front swivel hub carrier? Big lump to be technical
     
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    pete12345 Well-Known Member

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    Mines looking proper rusty so may have to replace it aswell
     
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    Clean it up and save your money for the next problem ;)
     
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    Yer I will once it's all striped down will see what condition it's in and clean it up
     
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    You will be surprised how well they will clean up they are HD as they come pretty much
    don’t look too bad fella.
    Is nice therapy if your looking for a project.
     
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    And there`s no need to undo that big nut thing your sockets on to do the brakes.
     
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    Cheers kDs I just put it on there not to loose it again will need it later doing bearings
     
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    You could give him some blue paint for it if you have any left.:p:D
     
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    That's the last job to be done after all the work I'm going to do respray
     
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    Orange is nice...
     
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    Won't it clash with your starter motor? :eek::D
     
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    That starter I sprayed blue when I rebuilt it died and is replaced with OE coloured one. Do intend to do callipers, coils and few more bits orange to suit the theme :D
     
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    IMG_0555.JPG Managed to salvage one peice from under the front the bit the drop links hang from sorry don't know it's name and couple of track rods to replace and steering damper
     
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    Any suggestions for paint and metal protection would be helpful
     
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    I've got one more bar at the front to get off I think it's the one that goes to the steering box but I haven't got a spanner that size and the nut seems to be protected by a small bit of metal over it fixed to the bracket any help with spanner size be good
     
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