[ROVERNET - UK] Front Spring Compressors for P6

geffandjulie geffandjulie at comcast.net
Wed Mar 22 06:31:01 GMT 2006

I have a set of the spring retainers, but agree with the comments. As I was 
amateurishly removing spring, one let go. Small miracle that noone was 
maimed. By mudguard do you mean the wing, or "fender" in USA?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan Gale" <agale at iinet.net.au>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2006 7:22 PM
Subject: RE: [ROVERNET - UK] Front Spring Compressors for P6

>I back Paul on this one.
> The "standard" twist and lock rover compressors depend on the integrity of 
> the
> now 30+ year old steel cups at either end, and the amount of surface used 
> to
> get "grip" is very small considering the huge tension involved.
> It is far safer to remove the mudguard and wheel and use the more common
> external type.  It is a little more complicated - however the mudguards 
> just
> bolt on and off and it also provides way better access for any other work
> needed at the time.
> Alan Gale
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