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Where can a get a used kingpin reamer (for a Midget) for $70? Do any
parts suppliers sell used ones? I've seen new ones for $200, but I
can't bring myself to spend that much.
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Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 07:30:33 -0400 (EDT)
From: Art Pfenninger <ch155@FreeNet.Buffalo.EDU>
To: Trevor Boicey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
cc: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Lower kingpin loose
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Reply-To: Art Pfenninger <ch155@FreeNet.Buffalo.EDU>
Your king pins are bad and need to be replaced. Because of sale
prices now is a good time to at least buy a major suspension kit. It can
be had for about $90 American and includes everything needed to do the
job. You will also need a reamer (a used one is about $70) or have the job
done for you for $80, this is the way that I would go. I did an article on
rebuilding the front suspension if interested.
On Wed, 29 Apr 1998, Trevor Boicey wrote:
> Another "found it on the inspection" problem, the lower
> connection of the swivel arms on my B are loose, so I am
> told. It appears to be where a bushing goes through the
> kingpin and through the A arms.
> Are there any non-replacement ways to solve this problem? Can
> it be bored over and a larger diameter bushing used?
> Thanks in advance. Any stray characters in this post were courtesy
> of my cat.
> Trevor Boicey, Ottawa, Canada.
> email@example.com, http://www.brit.ca/~tboicey/
> [ Seeking some miscellaneous MG parts, see the list on the web page... ]