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Offline polo classic

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Rear suspension components
« on: December 22, 2015, 01:32:36 pm »
Anyone know where I can buy number 20, 25, 26, 27?


Offline runforrestrun

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Re: Rear suspension components
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2015, 06:58:19 pm »

Offline polo classic

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Re: Rear suspension components
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2016, 01:40:55 pm »
Still looking for 25/26

Offline Andy

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Re: Rear suspension components
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2016, 03:13:37 pm »
VW Classic Parts do one of the rubber bushes (I forget which one!), so I ordered 4 of them.

Offline polo classic

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Re: Rear suspension components
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2016, 09:24:10 am »
They do number 25, the larger one on top of the springs.

I have now ordered some universal ones from Superflex

Offline JayT-G40

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Re: Rear suspension components
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2016, 08:11:43 am »
Hi, I still have wooly handling and I've replaced every bush on the car along with new suspension all round. The only thing I haven't replaced is the one track rod ( the one with the reversed thread that fits engine side of the adjustment bar) and number 15 on the drawing above. Would anyone be able to tell me where I can source these items from as my local car suppliers can't.  Cheers
jay

Offline GR40

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Re: Rear suspension components
« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2016, 09:32:41 am »
Number 15 will cause the rear axle to swing left to right. I had those gone bad on mine and mid corner the rear would snap and relocate itself. It didn't have a wobly feeling though.

Offline JayT-G40

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Re: Rear suspension components
« Reply #7 on: July 28, 2016, 10:43:31 am »
It just doesn't feel very determined when you move the steering left and right when driving in a straight line. It just doesn't feel tight enough somehow. Is there any advice that I could get to try to make it feel better. I haven't messed with the steering, would this help do you think and if so what can I do? Cheers

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Re: Rear suspension components
« Reply #8 on: July 28, 2016, 11:38:03 pm »
Are you running a subframe? Also polyurethane bushings will make a lot of difference.

Offline runforrestrun

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Re: Rear suspension components
« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2016, 12:28:18 pm »
Have you had your geometry measured after lowering and fitting your new suspension?
You'd be surprised at how much of an impact it can have.

I'd be changing my rear axle bushes (no15) then getting my angles checked. You can correct rear camber and toe, to a degree, using eibach EZ shims (known as camber shims). Good luck.

Offline Andy

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Re: Rear suspension components
« Reply #10 on: August 04, 2016, 01:06:25 pm »
Did you find #20 at all Frode?

Anyone got one in their pile of spares?

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Re: Rear suspension components
« Reply #11 on: August 04, 2016, 02:06:14 pm »
Yes I did, not sure if was ebay or VW Classic parts, most likely Classic parts

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Re: Rear suspension components
« Reply #12 on: August 19, 2016, 06:59:13 am »
Seems that Classic Parts had #20 for a short while, but now sold out.