Front suspension refresh

Reinforcing my Saab 900 classic’s lower wishbones

While tidying the engine bay, I’ve had all suspension components, engine brackets etc soaking in citric acid to remove the rust. This was my first time using citric acid and I was really impressed with the results:

Apparently the rally guys like to reinforce the lower wishbones, so I couldn’t resist having a go myself:

Cleaned up the aluminium wishbone mounting blocks and painted in the cheesiest colour possible:

And an obscene amount of money was spent on new old stock genuine SAAB engine mounts and Powerflex poly bushes.

Saab 900 engine mounts

And finally, painted with POR-15.