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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I'm sat bleary eyed trying to find a decent thread on how to.. but perhaps i should be asking for recommendations of someoen to do the job for me! Ive got dropped spindles on my splitty that need an overhaul and at least new seals. Im based in the east midlands, near derby, if anyone can...
  2. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Mrs. Whynot's 65 beetle has only covered 40,000 miles from new. While of course this is very nice, there seems to be a lot of play front wheel-wise. It's not the bearings - it appears to be the king pins are loose in their bushes. I realise the car is rather old, but wouldn't have thought...
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    im just about to shim up my link pins so i can get my spindles fitted. could someone please tell me if this is the right way to do it. is this how you measure the displacement (photo below) also im not sure which way round the o-ring, little plate and shims go. do either of these photos look...
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