[ROVERNET - UK] 1969 P6 Front Suspension/Lube

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Tue Oct 30 07:14:34 GMT 2007

The tie rod ends are dismantlable.  Once out of the car, pein back the steel 
holder, and unscrew the brass.  Clean and regrease.
Get new boots - universals or Scott's


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Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2007 3:20 AM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] 1969 P6 Front Suspension/Lube

> Good Day Rovernetters.
> Have needed new shocks for a while so thought I would get them from Ruth 
> and check out all my front and rear bushings as well. Plus repack the 
> front bearings. All looked good in the rear. The old shocks were Unipart. 
> All bushings looked good. I'm in the front now. Must have  the originals 
> because they are marked Rover.
> Question is, how do I lube those various rod ends?. They're supposed to be 
> permanently sealed but there are cracks in most of the seals. I can see 
> and feel grease in them but I think it needs to be freshened up. Should I 
> just squirt some motor oil in there or should I cut the seal off and 
> replace it with universal cover made for that purpose by the HELP people. 
> The ball joint seals are mostly OK but I'm thinking of freshening that 
> lube up by injecting grase with a needle.
> How do I get the front wheel dust caps off? The cap doesn't seem to mount 
> like a Jag or Ford. If you tell me to read the manual I will.
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