Broken CSR Rear Upright - Any Experiences?

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Mostly positive experience! Ian, you're correct - I just need that bit (probably x2, might as well do the other side at the same time)

All came apart, except for two 5mm allen bolts, which feel like they're going to break the allen key before they come out. I've soaked them in penetrating oil and I'm going to get a high strength 5mm key for my impact driver, to see if that will shift them. I suspect a combination of thread lock and water running down the threads for 15 years has rendered them pretty tight.

Any other thoughts about how to get them out?

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The whole CSR rear assembly is bolted together from multiple pieces (=/- chimmes to control the rear camber). if the car uses LSD and is used well, the bolts tend to go undone. The fatigue might be the result of an excessive movement. 

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Bolts removal - a bit oh heat?

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I think you're right Igor... I'll wait another 24 hours for penetrating oil to soak in - I'm in no rush, as I won't be able to get the parts until next week anyway

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Penetrating fluid, heat and a few good taps of the hammer. This is a constant challenge for me on the 911. Also trying to tightening might crack it.

 

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The whole thing is made by Titan Motorsport. Might be worth giving them a ring. 

http://www.sjmmarsh.com/7files/rear%20upright%20diagram.jpg

https://titan.uk.net/markets/motorsport

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Igor - really helpful, thanks. I did email Chris @ Redline to see if he could source it, but this is excellent additional information. The diagram is also very useful, although it's not apparent what holds bits 2 & 3 together - in all the pictures they come as one item, so perhaps it's just an interference fit.

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I think it might be screwed on as there is an engage at the base for the wrench. 

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Of course, that makes complete sense ...

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