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Offline tck

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DIY
« on: 10 Apr 2020 at 07:38 »
If we cant get bits from LDC and I need to renew say a camshaft bush for a Mk5
would Oilite bushes be best or phosphor bronze?

Offline eddie

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Re: DIY
« Reply #1 on: 10 Apr 2020 at 08:30 »
I would recommend Phosphor Bronze - and if it is the front bush you are replacing, take the opportunity to revert to the earlier Mk3 type single bush (the later 2 piece design is more prone to working loose in the crankcases). When finishing the bore, err on the slack side - it is surprising how sluggish a motor can be with tight camshaft bushes!).

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