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Trunnions or ARB links.
The ARB links was solved by simply switching the lower brackets from left to right if you can`t locate or afford the Reliant part.
Trunnions is a slightly different problem.
I have brand new ones that will only screw half way onto New vert links, but will go most of the way onto older or used Stanpart Reliant links, which are not readily available.
After measuring the parts it would appear that the New links have Rolled threads and they are not EXACTLY parallel to the upper plain section.
The Stanpart links seem to have slightly looser tolerances.
The early SE5 cars can use Triumph links but the later cars need modified links as they use a bigger stub axle, bearings and grease seal.
Reliant got around the problem partly by fitting a spacer collar to early links, and then had the castings machined to suit the newer spec.
I have made New stub axles to accept the later/bigger bearings and hubs.
There has been a lot of debate and chat about the bearings/seals/hubs issues in the past.
Mark Wilson. Garage sale everything must go. 1 SE6b, 1 GTC Shell &1 SE6a shell & a Triumph Daytona. Also on YouTube lookup V8 Chevy https://youtu.be/lbpvDGAMY6g https://youtu.be/7xTrbr0ETSA https://youtu.be/K7HfYVd5Flo