front struts

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front struts

Post by really? » Sun Apr 03, 2016 1:35 pm

Anybody changed front struts on a BX, how do you take them off and replace? Is there a link on the forum?

Have just bought a pair from Chevronics and the Haynes manual doesnt seem to show it.

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Re: front struts

Post by ken newbold » Sun Apr 03, 2016 8:36 pm

Easy peazy job, loosen sphere, undo pinch bolt through the hub holding the strut in place, unplug rubber return pipes. Put suspension on lowest but with car supported, undo high pressure feed pipe, undo the retaining nuts holding strut to inner wing, remove sphere (catch the spillage) then lift the strut out of hub and lower it down through inner wing and then out :-)
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