Preparing the Mighty Boy - Brake and suspension rebuild....
The next step is a complete rebuild of the suspension and braking system with all the bits collected over the past four months
Trevor at South Glenelg Brake Service (another small Somerton Park business) to the rescue....
Trevor is an expert at making hoses and miscellaneous brake components to suit odd and older vehicles to keep the motor registration people happy
For the Mightyboy this included:
Stainless lining of the master brake cylinder
New rubber brake reservoir tubes
New brake hoses front (x4) rear (x2)
Replace rear brake cylinders and skim drums (shoes in good condition and reusable)
Rebuild front brake callipers, machine rotors and fit new pads
Replace lower front control arms
Replace original ball joints
Replace front stabilizer bars bushes and "D" rubbers
Rebuild MacPherson struts with Koni adjustable sports Inserts
Replace rear shockers with gas shocks
Rear springs and bushes are is excellent condition so no attention needed here....
Here are a few photographs of the job
Replacement tie-rod ends, lower control arms, stabilizer bar rubbers and brake hoses
Koni inserts fitted into the struts....
Mightyboy owners will note I kept the two piece brake hose configuration.
This was done largely to keep the setup as per the factory to satisfy the motor registration authority.
Said old shockers replaced with better quality gas shockers....
Spring bound rear hoses - Once again as factory supplied....
Now for a lick of paint on these last chassis/suspension components to finish things off
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