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    Default Upper rear arms - Anyone bought these...

    Need both replacing for M.O.T, got quoted £50 from the garage doing it...

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...#ht_1107wt_939

    Dont really want to buy if rubbish quality, but surely they have to pass all the same tests....

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    I bought arms from vauxhall dealer for my 1.9cdti sri 2004, think got them for 60 quid each and fitted perfect, but got motor factor ones for my mates 3.2 v6 2004, they were cheap and nasty, didnt really fit the same, had to grind the ends down

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    I got mine from www.eurocarparts.com. That was about a 8 months ago and they seem to be ok.

    You get what you pay for

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    kit failed on the upper arms, its definatly the ones above or is it this?

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Trailing-Arm-R...#ht_1627wt_939

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    They are both selling the same thing but the bottom one has a picture of a front wishbone for some reason

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    Cheers, will side step that one then

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    their decent quality mate..fitted perfectly on mine.. i wouldnt be grinding bits off a part i paid for anyways lol..

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    Sod it just got them anyway... from top link.

    another thing, 2.2 discs are F/285mm and R/278mm aren't they?

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    Yep so long as they haven't been changed from standard

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    Quote Originally Posted by john.robertson2 View Post
    Yep so long as they haven't been changed from standard
    Nope, thats why the nicely warped and flakey

    Discs ordered too now, service next month and camber sorting after all this is done. Hopefully it'll be like a new car

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