Monthly Archive: May 2017

Remains of Ferrari 308 suspension bolt 2

Frozen suspension bolt

The bolt (red) attaching the inner silent block bush (blue) to the right rear upper chassis attachment point (green) was completely frozen with corrosion. I needed to remove the wishbone to repaint it and...

Ferrari 101009 thrust washer 0

Replacement 101009 Thrust Washers

With all the screwing around trying to attach the hub to the wishbone that was too small, I scratched up two of the PTFE/teflon thrust washers that came with the replacement outer bushes. I...

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Not a Fan of these New Bearings

I’m not a fan of the replacement superformance outer suspension bushings. They look nice and new but the surfaces are not smooth compared to the Ferrari originals. Original journal left, Superformance replacement right In...

Stretching Ferrari 308 suspension wishbone 0

Suspension wishbone widened

The rear wishbone that had been 3mm too narrow has now been widened back to normal size. A long M12 bolt, threaded through the opening with a nut, washer and fender washer at each...

Ferrari 308 outer suspension bushes do not fit 0

Not a good day

There are days when everything goes smoothly and one makes progress. There are days that are long and difficult but the achievement is worth it. There are days that are long and difficult when...