S1 Elise – Suspension Refresh – Fitting New Ball Joints

If you happen to have arrived here looking for info on how to replace a ball joint with the wishbone still on the car then check out my other post here. Having fitted the Elise Parts wishbone bearing kit I could move on to pressing the new ball joints in but just before getting stuck […]

S1 Elise – Front Ball Joint Replacement

The brake caliper needs to come off first, starting with the clamp for the brake hose. Then the two caliper bolts. With the disc off too next was the disc shield. As expected, the bolts were not keen on coming out. After cutting a slot in the head of the bolts I used my drill […]

Evo VI – Front Lower Arm Super Pro Poly Bushes

(First posted on MLR forum in May 2014) While checking for any movement in the suspension, prior to MOT time, I noticed a small amount of movement in the pass’ side ball joint. I doubt it would have even been noticed in the MOT but that’s not the point really is it. These don’t come […]