I found the true reason why i lost my brakes yesterday, and also why i thought my suspention my stuffed. My engine has been banging around in there for years with only one engine support. The other one has snapped in half leaving just the bolt still through the chassis but no rubber. The years of it being like this has even bent down the bottom flap of the support houseing. Another fun job, but not as bad as yesterday changing that bloody globe for the instrument panel.
Surprising how my car has gone through a RWC and a service and neither mechanic picked up the stuffed support.