Help sub frame brackets

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Help sub frame brackets

Post by Henryhall1 » Thu Jul 15, 2021 4:28 pm

Hi my D registered Scirocco GT has had lots of work done and it passed its MOT 👍. However the tester said the rear sub frame brackets were touch and go, but he did pass it. Can anyone help/ advise where I could find a couple of good or new ones. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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Re: Help sub frame brackets

Post by GT_II » Fri Jul 16, 2021 12:08 am

Henryhall1 wrote:
Thu Jul 15, 2021 4:28 pm
Hi my D registered Scirocco GT has had lots of work done and it passed its MOT 👍. However the tester said the rear sub frame brackets were touch and go, but he did pass it. Can anyone help/ advise where I could find a couple of good or new ones. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
Trevor
Hi, I assume you are talking about the rear suspension. Do you know what the tester meant by brackets being touch and go? Was it the mounting brackets that attach the subframe to the body, the brackets that hold the anti-roll bar to the subframe, or was the problem structural corrosion in the bodywork in the area the subframe brackets are attached?


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Re: Help sub frame brackets

Post by Henryhall1 » Fri Jul 16, 2021 7:19 am

Hi it was the mounting brackets that attach the subframe to the body. Thanks. Trevor



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Re: Help sub frame brackets

Post by GT_II » Fri Jul 16, 2021 10:58 am

171501537B is the part number for the bracket/bush assembly, no longer available. Many retailers still list this part number, but just for the rubber bush, which was never supplied as a separate part by VW. VW South Africa did apparently sell the bracket separately for their Mk1 based Citi Golf with part number 161501535, but this also looks unavailable.


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Re: Help sub frame brackets

Post by mark1gls » Fri Jul 16, 2021 9:30 pm

You can buy new ones from Germany, they should be the same for a Mk2 Scirocco

https://www.werk34.de/en/bearing-suppor ... 537-b.html

It may be cheaper to buy a complete 2nd hand ream beam as they do pop up every now and then, Mk1 Golf and Golf cabriolet should have the same running gear as the Mk2 Scirocco.


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Re: Help sub frame brackets

Post by Village Idiots » Sat Jul 17, 2021 7:54 am

You sure it was the brackets on the beam and not the bodywork section these attach to?
The body sub frame is usually the suspect area.



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Re: Help sub frame brackets

Post by GT_II » Sat Jul 17, 2021 11:18 am

Village Idiots wrote:
Sat Jul 17, 2021 7:54 am
You sure it was the brackets on the beam and not the bodywork section these attach to?
The body sub frame is usually the suspect area.
My thought also.


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