SUSPENSION OF DISBELIEF
If the tyres have worn unevenly or the handling feels wayward, the rear suspension might have been knocked out of alignment by the wheels being kerbed, bending the radius arms. They can’t be revived but new ones cost £55 each. The front wheels also get kerbed easily, bending the tie rods; replacements are £20 per side. There’s a knuckle joint between the suspension cone and arm which wears; try to put your hand between the top of the tyre and the wheelarch. If it won’t fit, it’ll cost £55 per corner to get it fixed. It’s easy enough to do yourself.