Go back to home


We have detected that you are using ad blocking software.
The Classic Ford forum is made possible by ad revenue.
Please disable your ad blocker to ensure that this site lives on.

Hot!mk1 escort Rear Spring - Saddle Bushs ford escort 1300E

Author
nickheer
Enthusiast
  • Total Posts : 8
  • Scores: 0
  • Reward points: 78
  • Joined: 2018/11/26 00:30:52
  • Status: offline
2018/12/03 03:55:22 (permalink)
0

mk1 escort Rear Spring - Saddle Bushs ford escort 1300E

Hi all i am having issues with my - Saddle Bushs need to get hold of ones similar to the originals which fit in the holes proper, the poly ones i put in have moved and made my axle not facing straight 
any one have any NOS ones or any ideas who makes a got set 
Cheers 
 
Nick 
#1


1 Reply Related Threads

    coyotl
    Enthusiast
    • Total Posts : 3
    • Scores: 0
    • Reward points: 19
    • Joined: 2020/11/07 06:35:18
    • Status: offline
    Re: mk1 escort Rear Spring - Saddle Bushs ford escort 1300E 2020/11/07 06:53:02 (permalink)
    0
    This is a while ago I see, guess its sorted out - but I happened to have a similar problem today. The poly Saddle bush is typically not made to provide space for a bolt that can lock the bracket on the spring in the hole in the axle bracket. Also it is so wide that it interferes with the edge on the hole in the bracket (that is on my estate wagon, Mk2 1977. On the sedan I have for parts there is no such edge which is apparently there to fix the 2 plates together.
    It seems one must make something that fits, f.ex a large bolt through the hole in the spring, maybe with a nut in addition to the head. The original bolts for 3 leaf springs will not fit a single leaf spring.
    Today I just tried to get the edge to fit in the hole - could not really see if it did, and crossed my fingers and tightened the nuts. Tried to line things up so it looked right.. Will just drive a bit and see if the axle moves out of alignment.
    #2
    Jump to:

    © 2021 APG vNext Commercial Version 5.1