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joolie
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Quote for rear arms and spheres

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I got quoted 3000SEK (£230) for having the rear arms fixed, and the spheres replaced at the back, plus a look at my suspect turbo.

The spheres arnt going to be new, or even reconditioned, but they wont be rusted through, the rear arms?

How easy is it to do the rear arms myself, I just replaced the cylinder head, so IM up for a go, if its possible.

Can anyone reffer me to a good guide on that?
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Post by tim leech »

If your changing the spheres get some new ones as it makes sense in the long run.

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Post by stuart_hedges »

Tim makes a good point.

I think the price of spheres varies from country to country - if they're high in Sweden maybe you'll be able to get them delivered from somewhere else. They were dirt cheap in France, last time I bought a set there, direct from the Citroen main dealer in Houdemont.

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Post by Ian_Fearn »

I think you'd be pretty lucky to get your rear arm bearings done for less than £100+vat per side over here so i reckon that price aint too bad.

Theres no sensible reason to go for used spheres unless you know they're good and money is tight.

Rear arm bearings arm are a DIY job but you do need to be a reasonably competent DIYer.

There is a good write up in the BX DIY section of the BXclub homepage.
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Post by joolie »

I recently changed the cylinder head, waterpump, thermo etc.

am I a DIYer enough?
'91 BX MkII 1769cc Turbo TZD Break

running on RME/SVO

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Post by Ian_Fearn »

Looks like you've just talked yourself into changing the arm bearings then :D
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