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  • [Wanted] Mobile mechanic

    Can anyone recommend a Rover enthusiast/technician in the Birmingham area to do work on my Ledbury maestro. (So many cowboys around !)
    Thanks
    Colin
    07500 544 508

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    All depends on what you need done on it
    1958 Ford Consul Convertible, new hood going on
    1965 Ford Zodiac Executive. Sorn for the winter
    1984 MG Montego EFi in black. Digital dash and bring worked on
    1984 MG Montego EFI in red. Digital dash and being worked on
    2004 MGZT cdti. Great workhorse
    2004 MGZT V8. What a car, wife's daily atm

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    • #3
      Can't move it off the drive, rear wheel bearings completely collapsed needs replacement hub/brake drum c/w bearings at least.

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      • #4
        Rear wheel bearings are very easy to replace. Jack up car, chock front wheel, take handbrake off, Remove wheel, remove dust cap, remove split pin, undo castle nut, (left handed thread), pull off drum. Bearings knock out very easily. There's an inner and outer bearing and a spacer. Knock in new bearings and old spacer and reverse what you did to take the drum off.
        Last edited by Jeff Turbo; 5th September 2019, 07:19.
        1958 Ford Consul Convertible, new hood going on
        1965 Ford Zodiac Executive. Sorn for the winter
        1984 MG Montego EFi in black. Digital dash and bring worked on
        1984 MG Montego EFI in red. Digital dash and being worked on
        2004 MGZT cdti. Great workhorse
        2004 MGZT V8. What a car, wife's daily atm

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        • #5
          thanks for your advice Jeff, but I can,t get the castle nut off its retreated back inside the hub so really do need the help of a qualified mechanic

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          • #6
            Originally posted by colfee View Post
            thanks for your advice Jeff, but I can,t get the castle nut off its retreated back inside the hub so really do need the help of a qualified mechanic
            If that's happened, just buy a long socket that's the correct size. Much cheaper
            1958 Ford Consul Convertible, new hood going on
            1965 Ford Zodiac Executive. Sorn for the winter
            1984 MG Montego EFi in black. Digital dash and bring worked on
            1984 MG Montego EFI in red. Digital dash and being worked on
            2004 MGZT cdti. Great workhorse
            2004 MGZT V8. What a car, wife's daily atm

            Comment

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