Suspension and steering

The independent front suspension is of the MacPherson strut type, incorporating coil springs and integral telescopic shock absorbers. Lateral location of each strut assembly is by a forged or pressed steel lower suspension arm containing rubber inner mounting bushes and incorporating a balljoint at their outer ends.

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Engine/automatic transmission assembly - removal and separation
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Ford VV carburettor manual choke unit - removal, checking and refitting
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General information and precautions
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