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    going hard mate, looks great! I don't think I ever did a 1.10, but I never used official timing gear :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddy View Post
    Hoyhoy.

    Trying to get less bump steer when accelerating hard on uneven surfaces.
    Found a marked improvement with changing the lower control arm front bushes.
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    These were custom made by Fulcrum (95 duro) & still in good condition after a number of years.

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    I had these made from a product called Acetal (commercial nylon) after doing some researching.
    Time will tell as to how they survive in the Little Blue Girl.


    Hoyhoy.

    Just pulled them out for a look & after two trips to Wakefield Park towing a trailer & doing several full days, they came out like new, so back in they go.
    These bushes just don't flex @ all & are self lubricating.
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    Hooroo. Eddy
    06 Shadow Blue POLO GTI

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