This LRO reader emailed LRO.firstname.lastname@example.org to ask our experts if taller tyres would help his Land Rover Freelander 1 off-road without damaging the drive train.
Is it possible to remove my 2006 RRS’s dynamic suspension and replace it with normal anti-roll bars, bushes and drop links?
My rear ARC bar is weeping from the ram and £1600 is a lot to swallow for replacement.
Graham Marshall, Jarrow, Tyne and Wear
I don’t know if that’s possible, but I suspect it may be a troublesome, expensive job.
If the ‘weep’ isn’t too bad, try aftermarket clamps on the anti-roll bars. Famous Four (famousfour.co.uk) FF008158 (front) and FF008157 (rear) are clamps that, when fitted, prevent the side-to-side movement that allows the ram to leak.
This workshop advice appeared in the February 2016 issue of LRO. Back issues are available to download on digital devices here.