|Rover 100/Metro Technical data|
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|Rover Metro||Rover 100|
Three and five door hatchback or two door convertible, front wheel drive
Replaced Austin Metro in April 1990, Rover Metro in UK, Rover 100 elsewhere, updated to become Rover 100 series in Autumn 1994.
Front anti-roll bar, front dampers (some models), Rear anti-roll bar (GTi)
Note: This page covers models with Rover K-series OHC or Peugeot Diesel engines only. For models with A-series OHV engine, click here.
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Trim height is measured from the centre of the wheel straight up to the wheelarch. Tyre pressures should be correct, the vehicle should be parked on a level surface, unladen but with a full petrol tank, and spare wheel in its correct storage position. The vehicle should not have been driven for at least two hours. Put the steering straight ahead and the handbrake off, bounce the car a few times, allow it to settle and then roll the car forward about a metre. Bounce the front of the car, allow it to settle, then measure the trim heights. They should be within the specifications above, and One side should not be any more than 10mm different to the other side.
Valves are located on each side of the rear subframe and can be accessed just in front of each rear wheel.
Lowering and stiffening- see how DPR Motorsport modified their racing Metro
Talon Sports Cars offer a Hydragas individualising kit as well as other performance modifications.
Reyland offer a Hydragas individualising kit as well as other performance modifications.
|Rover 100/Metro- All models||Front Hydragas unit||RNK10002|
|Rover 100/Metro- All models||Rear Hydragas unit||NAM9534|
|Rover 100/Metro- All models||Trailing arm assembly, rear, RH||RGG10202|
|Rover 100/Metro- All models||Trailing arm assembly, rear, LH||RGG10203|
|Rover Metro GTi 16V||Front damper||NAM9003EVA|
|Models||Date||Description||View text||View PDF|
|LHD models with 185 tyres||25/09/1996||Brake pull- castor differential||R3540bu|