I thought you squashed the rubber until either the washer hit the shoulder on the shaft or your starting compressing the insert if you have one. I must admit, I tightened the nuts with the wheel dangling. Surely the bushes will be centred better with no load on them. Now all the rubbers appear to be squashed the same amount with the lower arms in the middle.
And William R, thanks for the advice re Tasmania, there have been times when the kids were younger I would have cheerfully bought them one way flights to you but to be fair to them they have largely turned out OK. Thanks fella, Jon
Thanks for all your advice people, really appreciated and I will definitely try the ideas suggested, ie Everyday car and Cuwa. John Payne, I'll look you up once the weather gets better, I am at Canwick and the only other local Midget guy I have come across is from Branston, next village along, advertising bits on ebay, so maybe that is you. Thanks all, Jon Ryden.
I have a 1974 mg midget for sale chrome bumper round wheel arch 1275cc. Its been stored in a garage for a number of years. Engine rebuilt 6 months before storage. It has 1.75 inch single mg metro carb on a titan manifold. Its got nice mini lite wheels. Body is sound but needs some attention. No mot will need a trailer. I have all reg documents We are in leigh on sea. Anyone interested.
Reshelled in 1994, driven for 2 years then stored for 16 years. I acquired it and recommisioned it. It now has been completely rebuilt with polybushes all round. Rebuilt engine with a Peter Burgess head and 270 cam. Aldon Amethyst ignition system. Resprayed in 2014. British racing green. Minilite wheels. New interior. Pretty much everything has been taken apart and put together again . Has an over...
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