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Each model => Bagheera => Topic started by: Jacobosterlindh on January 09, 2008, 06:39:39 pm



Title: Balljoints and bearings?
Post by: Jacobosterlindh on January 09, 2008, 06:39:39 pm
From wich model do they fit from the simca family?

I do need balljoints for upper and lower trailerarms and berings for rear wheels and so on.

Anybody that have any tip of easy-to-find-parts?


Title: Re: Balljoints and bearings?
Post by: Spyros on January 09, 2008, 07:27:05 pm
Upper balljoints are easy to find. Shared with Horizons, Solara, 1307,8,1510, 1100, Murena, ranchos and others.

Lower balljoints ... Beware. First removing the old one is very tricky. If you know, it will come out, otherwhise ...
Second, there are 2 size. Very similar but incompatible...
For the bearings, also 2 types ... What is your chassis number, do you still have the original arms ?


Title: Re: Balljoints and bearings?
Post by: valross on January 09, 2008, 07:36:51 pm
Bakhjulslager kan du kpa frn  Autofrance i Helsingborg. Ring 042-201620 och tala med Benny!

Finns i  Quinton Hazells katalog:

Rear wheel bearing for Matra Bagheera 1/74 - 11/79 QWB221
For Matra Bagheera 11/79 - 9/80 QWB231





Title: Re: Balljoints and bearings?
Post by: Spyros on January 09, 2008, 07:40:40 pm


Rear wheel bearing for Matra Bagheera 1/74 - 11/79 QWB221
For Matra Bagheera 11/79 - 9/80 QWB231




Wrong dates
The rear bearing changed in 1978 and the front one at a different date ...


Title: Re: Balljoints and bearings?
Post by: Jacobosterlindh on January 09, 2008, 10:40:50 pm
Spyros:
Ok. i'ts original. everything.... my chassinumber is: X35505X113245

Valross:
Oh, perfect, why didn't i think on that. I have a good contact with him when i order parts to my citron and peugeot's.

How do i know which size i need?


Title: Re: Balljoints and bearings?
Post by: valross on January 09, 2008, 10:57:45 pm
OK. To be more exact

According to the Quinton Hazell Catalogue 2007 for the Matra Bagheera

Front wheel bearings QWB221 to and chassis no 36467
Front wheel bearings QWB231 from and chassis no 36468
Rear wheel bearings QWB221 to and chassis 38515
Rear wheel bearings QWB231 from and chassis 38516

I believe that the numbers are the body numbers found at the engine lid.

Lasse





Title: Re: Balljoints and bearings?
Post by: Jacobosterlindh on January 09, 2008, 11:07:52 pm
I believe that the numbers are the body numbers found at the engine lid.

Wonderful! Thank you!

X35505X113245, does it say on the chassis on the passengerside under the windscreen.
It is an aluminium plate in the trunk with the chassisnumber on too. And one thin alu-plate in the spare-tire-room.

Right?


Title: Re: Balljoints and bearings?
Post by: valross on January 09, 2008, 11:25:13 pm
I think it is the metal strip with a number at the rear right corner of the engine lid.
This is what mine looks like:

http://www.ordsak.se/bilder%20ordsak/Kaross-47199.jpg

Lasse


Title: Re: Balljoints and bearings?
Post by: Spyros on January 10, 2008, 12:13:42 am
You have a 1975 1290 cc Bagheera. So all the first bearings.

Concerning the chassis numbers and plates.

An important remark is that your Bagheera may differ due to local legislation (which may have evolved with the years) Here, in Belgium, on some of my Bags, I got an additional plate.
Normally the chassis number is stamped on the passenger side, front of the windscreen.
On the opposite site, close to the wippers engine, you'll find another number starting with ... a country code. (FRA for France, BEL for Belgium, ALL for Germany, ...) and last, in the boot lid, what you have on the pictures.
However, the very very first Bags seems to have had different stampings


Title: Re: Balljoints and bearings?
Post by: Jacobosterlindh on January 10, 2008, 12:21:38 am
Thats very intresting, i dont think i have one of such but i will check the next time i'll be in my garage.