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    Default Changing springs do i need to change anything else?

    guys i will be replacing all springs this weekend due to 2 being broken. but what i need to know do i need to replace any bolts or nuts etc while im there. the reason i ask is when u do the brake caliper carrier you replace two bolts for new ones so do i need to do the same ? thanksfor all the help

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    You might want to change the strut to hub carrier bolts as they can be pretty rusty although I didn't. You might also want to change the upper strut mounts/bearings on the front as they can be problematic

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    any idea of cost?

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    bolts are around a £1
    bearings are around £15 each hth

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    cheers for that bought the bearings today. do you know where the supports are under the car for jacking(i know about the plastic blocks under the skirts but are there anymore?) also best places to put axle stands? cheers

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    cheers ian

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