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Old 24-01-2018, 03:55 PM   #1
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Hi there I'm after some new 1/2 x 1/2 unf female rose joints for my amt Vauxhall mini, I've read aurora aw8t is the one to go for but looking at 50 each side time it's posted, anyone know where I can get any bit cheaper? Many thanks ali
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Old 24-01-2018, 04:48 PM   #2
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From what I've read cheap joints will wear out much quicker and cost you more in the long run. Buy good quality joints, grease them and then use a protector boot over them and they should last you a long time
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Old 24-01-2018, 07:43 PM   #3
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i got mine at mc gill motorsport
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Old 24-01-2018, 10:13 PM   #4
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yes mcghill has very good quallity rose joints
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Old 25-01-2018, 06:28 PM   #5
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Thanks guys ile have a look at mc gill save myself a couple of pennies! Thanks again for the recommendation.
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Old 02-02-2018, 11:30 AM   #6
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Hiya,

I'm about to replace all mine as part of the refresher build, can never decide which ones to get as there are so many variants.

Tried the PTFE lined ones once (from McGill not the cheapo ones) and they seemed to have more play in them than the cheap steel non-ptfe ones even when brand new.

Interested to hear opinion on the best ones (ie which type) for least play but decent life.

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Old 03-02-2018, 09:24 AM   #7
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Yeah McGills is really the only affordable place. I made my frame and it's v similar to AMT arrangement with some mods and beefed up. 10 x rosejoints as everything is on car adjustable. I have the Aurora or NMB expensive type joints on the lower arms, then the rest are various McGill types to suit application, with high misalignment ones in place of steering track rod ends. No boots on suspension joints, just on the track rod ends. I seem to get 2 years use out of the McGills ones, but don't use the car that much. Check them regularly. It is what it is ( not a normal car).
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