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Afternoon all,

Car in question is a 1991 2.0 8valve 4x4

I'm changing the wishbones, the near side one is an old type but the off side one is the new type with a damper weight fitted. Had a quick look in the Haynes manual and it says that the new wishbones are a direct replacement but shouldn't have a damper weight. Is this a case of a previous owner not knowing and re-fitting the weight or does the 4x4 need it?

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Pete
 

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Check the shaft to see if there is a smoother area where the damper weight used to be,if there is then yes its missing.

Personnally not known a driveshaft without one.
 

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Hi Mat,
Thanks for your reply, I don't think I explained myself properly.

I was referring to the off side wishbone, it is of the new type with the strengthened flange but it has a large damper weight on the wishbone, the gospel according to Haynes says that the new type wishbones shouldn't have this weight. I wasn't sure if to tranfer the weight over.
 

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Sorry fella,just read it again.

Have you noticed any vibration when traveling ? if not then i would be inclined to leave it as it is.
 

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I fitted the new wishbones as a pair but left it without the damper weight, it seems fine, for now LOL

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Pete
 
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