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- To: Dave Puterbaugh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: Anti-Rollbar Distortion?
- From: Keith Simpson <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 10 Apr 1998 05:07:14 -0400
- References: <000501bd6425$7c743500$c33cfdd0@default>
Thanks for the feedback - yours and others have confirmed the issue. Lying
awake in bed and contemplating all things quattro as I imagine many listers do,
I had a slight epiphany on this subject last night. Why not use a come-along
(ratchet hoist) under the car bewteen the two anti-rollbar ends to coax them
into position? One might have to find some means (clamp perhaps) to make sure
the com-along hooks don't slip forward. If someone trys this before I get a
"chance" I'd be curious about the results.
Dave Puterbaugh wrote:
> I had a difficult time getting my anti roll bar back into place on my 1991
> 200 tq. It seemed about 2" to wide, and I had the same pleasure of grunting
> and swearing. The car has never been wrecked, so this is probably common.
> Dave Puterbaugh
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Keith Simpson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: quattro <email@example.com>
> Date: Monday, April 06, 1998 11:10 AM
> Subject: Anti-Rollbar Distortion?
> >Had a difficult time popping strut out of balljoint last
> >weekend. Seems that the anti-roll bar was placing a lot of
> >outboard force on the strut. Had to remove anti-roll bar to get
> >em out. Took a lot of brute force to get the anti-roll bars
> >back into place (not a whole lot - just me grunting and yelling a
> >lot). Shouldn't these things just slip into place. There is
> >some evidence my car had some front end damage, but not
> >extensive. Some collective experience? TIA.
> >keith simpson
> >wolfeboro, nh