Posts Tagged ‘coil spring’

Entry 37 – Coil spring Compressor, Front Suspension Crossmember Assembly, Rubber Mounts, “V” Mounts, Steering Box Assembly, Bump stop, Wishbone Levers, Fulcrum shaft,

Fulcrum Shaft with Shims

Coil Springs These are images of the 1/2” acme thread rod and steel plates I made to use as a coil spring compressor. It worked well with no problems encountered. Front Suspension Cross Member After removing the coil spring, I detached the rubber mounting at front of suspension cross member. The mounting consisted of two metal […]


Entry 35 – Stub Axle Carrier, Coil Spring Removal, Ball Pin, Rebound Stop

Churchill Coil Compressor

Coil Springs I purchased a coil spring compressor to use for the removal of the springs and spring seats in the front suspension assembly. While I was able to remove the coil spring on the RH side of the car, I was not happy with the process and I will wait to do the LH […]


Entry 34 – Front Suspension, Hydraulic Dampers, Coil Springs

Front Suspension Schematic

I devoted more time today to dismantling the front suspension. Front Dampers I removed the hydraulic dampers from the LH and RH sides of the front suspension assembly. Removal involved the upper nut and locking nut on the damper at its top. The upper outer washer, rubber buffer and inner washer could then be lifted […]