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Old 19th November 2019, 21:03   #8
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Originally Posted by jim_k View Post
Jacked up car and put support in place.

Once car safely supported, I found that the heat shield had corroded away to white powder where the bolt holes were. A fair bit of material was missing so I couldn't use washers.

In place of washers I found some galvanised metal strip which I cut in two and made two supports. The I bolted on with longer M6 bolts from Halfords (1.70 for 2 bolts ouch!). I've since purchased a selection of bolts from B&M for 2.99.

All done and dusted, thanks for the advice. Yesterday I reaffixed the heat shield nearer the front of the car. Looks nice and tidy now.

Good to hear, Jim. Nice to get these bits sorted out

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