Prep for test fit — Front suspension

Reference previous posts re Prep for the trial fit: Rear axle and hubs and Rear suspension
Also refer to Lin Rose’s site (see sidebar) for excellent coverage of these topics, and more.

Following on from preparing the rear suspension for a trial fit (see link above), the next task was to rebuild the front suspension. Yep and I will be taking it all apart again … anyway the explanation of all that is covered in the links above. Continue reading Prep for test fit — Front suspension

Prep for test fit — Rear suspension

This post continues the description of the test fit preparations (Ref Prep for Test fit — Rear axle and hubs).

The rear springs were in a sorry state – with a lot of surface rust and the rubber parts in varying states of disintegration. Anticipating this I ordered a set of front and rear rubber suspension components from the Daimler and Jaguar Spare Parts Club. Being a member means I can be very lazy and ring up and order “a full set of suspension rubber parts for a Mk2 please”, no mucking about with part numbers, and soon a box of goodness arrives. Continue reading Prep for test fit — Rear suspension