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Post by Drax » Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:59 pm

I have a set of 2nd hand Meister R's - can I/should I be able to adjust the height settings with a c-spanner when not fitted to the car?
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Post by Scott560 » Sun Aug 11, 2019 11:00 pm

You might need a sturdy vice! I was able to adjust all parts of my teins, but then they did just come out of a box. I don't think i needed a vice for that job, but could imagine a second hand set might need some persuasion.

Technically, height is adjusted via the threaded part at the bottom, so you only need to undo 1 locking ring, and then turn the whole bottom assembly. You cannot do that when its fitted to the car without disconnected them from the hub/knuckle which is extra work.
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Post by Drax » Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:18 pm

a vice, that's a good plan! nice one 8)
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Post by sol-lude » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:28 pm

Yup something sturdy to hold in place and a pre soak in WD-40.

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Post by NafemanNathan » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:34 pm

And then lather up with lithium grease ;)

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Post by Drax » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:35 pm

sol-lude wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:28 pm
Yup something sturdy to hold in place and a pre soak in WD-40.
will do!
NafemanNathan wrote:
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And then lather up with lithium grease
thats the plan 8) dont want these bad boys going rusty on me
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Post by RattyMcClelland » Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:20 pm

NafemanNathan wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:34 pm
And then lather up with lithium grease ;)

You spelt KY jelly wrong.
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Post by NafemanNathan » Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:29 pm

RattyMcClelland wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:20 pm
You spelt KY jelly wrong.
How did you get around the swear filters?! Every time I wrote it, it came up with "Squirrel j!zz!"

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Post by RattyMcClelland » Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:08 pm

Ky jelly Kaywhy jelly
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Post by NafemanNathan » Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:54 pm

NafemanNathan wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:29 pm
"Squirrel j!zz!"
Too drunk to remember that one @RattyMcClelland? :lol:

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