the uppers are a bit 'clonky'. to be fair ro my tester, he has put them down as an advise but as the lower wishbone is being replaced, I may as well replace the upper while I am in there.Yes. The lower wishbone bolt faff Is much easier with the driveshaft out. If the upper arms are old, do them as well....
I love her to bits, such a great all rounder. I think they are hugely under-rated cars.Glad the old girl is still giving you some fun!
I might have to have a sniff at an impact gun, after all my birthday is coming up...IMO the best thing anyone working on Alfas can buy is a DeWalt DW899 impact gun with a 54v battery. Hub nuts - don’t even need to be unstaked, just undo them. Crankshaft nut - pah, easy. Subframe bolts, also easy. Annoying M12 bolts in the suspension -simple.
Yes, ABS sensors are a ”fit once because they’re never coming out again“ items. With the foam at the top removed, they’re easy to thread through.
Quality parts - TRW are cheap enough now. Birth are still OK. Ebay kits are junk.