[ROVERNET - UK] Front Spring Compressors for P6
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Wed Mar 22 07:54:20 GMT 2006
----- Original Message -----
From: "geffandjulie" <geffandjulie at comcast.net>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 5:31 PM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Front Spring Compressors for P6
> I have a set of the spring retainers, but agree with the comments. As I
> 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
> > the
> > now 30+ year old steel cups at either end, and the amount of surface
> > 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
> > needed at the time.
> > Alan Gale
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