[Wolves] Off topic anyone with a laser cutter?
Mark Croft Redditch Linux Mint
mark.croft.lug at gmail.com
Fri Dec 23 08:40:04 UTC 2022
here is the drawing links that did not copy correct from youtube dsc.
On Fri, 23 Dec 2022 at 08:31, Mark Croft Redditch Linux Mint
<mark.croft.lug at gmail.com> wrote:
> "to remove the rear springs on a Peugeot 305 Estate or Van (this also will apply to the Citroen C15 Van).
> A special tool is used to compress the springs, because of the design of the back axle ordinary spring compressors will not work, there are some examples on the internet of other ways to remove the springs by making up tools but luckily i spotted a spring compressor on ebay and bought it, the cost was split between myself and my cousin who is also restoring a 305 van.
> As my daily job is working in the drawing office of an engineering company i drew up the spring compressor in Solidworks, the parts are also saved as DXF files so you can possibly have them cut out with a plasma or laser cutter. The link for the spring compressor drawings is here:
> If you have any questions about it feel free to ask.
> I am stripping down the back axle to completely refurbish it, when the car was driving it made a plethora of noises, from squeaks to loud thumps over bumps so the best thing to do will be to replace all of the bushes, and bump stops, aswell as the shocks which seem a bit soft now. I also plan to get the axle sandblasted and possibly painted or anodised depending on the cost"
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