[ROVERNET - UK] 2000TC rear top links

Tom Trafton v8rover at earthlink.net
Fri Jul 2 18:10:49 BST 2004


The bushings are press fit and can be a rather tight press fit, at that.  I
had to use a 35 ton hydraulic press to remove the old bushings and fit new.
And you will need a cylinder of a diameter that is a loose fit in the top
link bushing hole as a tool that the press can work against, i.e. something
to transfer the load from the press to the old bushing.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Robertson" <rover2000nut at hotmail.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Friday, July 02, 2004 9:53 AM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] 2000TC rear top links

> Well i acquired a set of the bent top links and of course the big end
> bushings were shot..........and of course the bushings on my straight ones
> are both the same size..........TOO F-----N small so i,m back to square
> one..........Does anyone have a set of bent ones with good
> bushings..........Are these press fit bushings or do they somehow screw
> in...........i found a set of straight ones downstairs in my goodie box
> they look to have threads in the holes on the small end.........I,m also
> trying Pierre on here to get new bushings
> Bill Robertson
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