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Alfa Romeo Rear Radius Arm Replacement

Replacing the rear radius arm, models covered: Alfa Romeo 147, 156 & GT

Remove

Remove road wheel

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Mark position of washer on inner end of radius arm as this adjusts the tracking

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Lubricate all bolts to be undone

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Undo outer securing bolt.

Tap

Free off outer securing bolt.
Using suitable drift tap out outer securing bolt.

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Undo inner securing nut while holding the bolt in position.
Fit new radius arm, making sure that the inner bolt does not rotate, fit the road wheel then lower the car to the ground and do up the final turn of the bolts so the bushes are in the correct position with the car on the ground.
Get rear suspension geometry checked.

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