Jump to content


Photo

Need help with lower control arm!


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 Roranora

Roranora

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 20 posts
  • Name:Leon
  • Car :Honda Accord
  • LocationDerby

Posted 08 October 2018 - 12:05 PM

I need to replace my front lower control arms.

 

Does anyone know what the thread pitch is on these?

 

PFKL983369 BOLT, DAMPER LOCK (10X44)
PFKL983488 BOLT, FLANGE, (12X87)
PFKL983602 BOLT, FLANGE, (14X94)
PFKL983968 BOLT, DAMPER FORK (12X98)

Edited by Roranora, 08 October 2018 - 12:06 PM.


#2 Peteacc

Peteacc

    Newbie

  • Pre-Members
  • Pip
  • 3 posts
  • Name:Peter Swales
  • Car :2005 Accord EX ctdi
  • LocationNorthamptonshire

Posted 11 October 2018 - 05:11 PM

This is for an '05 CDTI
 
PFKL983369 BOLT, DAMPER LOCK (10X44) 10 X 1.25 32lbf-ft
PFKL983488 BOLT, FLANGE, (12X87)           12 X 1.25  47lbf-ft
PFKL983602 BOLT, FLANGE, (14X94)            14 X 1.5   61lbf-ft
PFKL983968 BOLT, DAMPER FORK (12X98)  12 X 1.25 47lbf-ft
 
Bottom ball joint tighten to 58Lbf-ft then tighten until you can get the split pin in.
I would check that you can undo the bolts before you commit to doing the job completely and definitely spray them beforehand with penetrating fluid.
I had trouble getting the bolt to line up through the front bush ended up putting everything together except the front bolt then put the wheel on lower the car then towing the arm into place with a ratchet strap around the lower arm near the ball joint and through the tie down bracket at the front of the car then the bolt went in, but then I fitted PSB solid poly bushes to the arms the stock rubber ones are a lot more flexible.

  • Bounder likes this