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#1 1051paul


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Posted 15 June 2014 - 06:42 PM

Hi all, just joined the site today and am new to the Robin Hood kit cars, I have the Robin Hood 2b sliding pillar where the anchorages are both fixed, does anyone know what donor susspention is used for this type of car? I am looking to re-new the susspention.

#2 Bob Tucker

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Posted 15 June 2014 - 07:04 PM

Its a mixture of Ford original parts & Robin Hood parts.
The chrome shaft is from the inside of the Sierra's front McPherson strut.
The phosphor bronze bearing in a tube came from RH.
The shock absorber is from a mini.
The spring was RH, dont know the poundage.
The bearing at the top was from RH.

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Posted 15 June 2014 - 07:39 PM

the top bearing is sierra. the shock is a mini front.

2b sold .... awaiting new arrival

#4 1051paul


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Posted 15 June 2014 - 08:17 PM

Thanks for the info guys

#5 Iggy


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Posted 15 June 2014 - 08:29 PM

The hubs are from a Sierra. The bottom ball joint location hole is cut away so the hubs slid up and down the pillar. You can't reuse these unless your retaining the sliding pillar set up.

#6 florin metal works

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Posted 15 June 2014 - 09:14 PM

Just ran through your patch to-day on our jolly to Marlborough, we have a 2B+ ( wish-bone front) give us a shout on here or P.M --- we are available most days/evenings -- we are also retired old parts.

#7 Snapperpaul


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Posted 16 June 2014 - 03:53 AM

A mate did the wishbone conversion
I have photos somewhere
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