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    Question PI + B4 fitted - clunking noise from drivers side front

    Hi guys,

    On the weekend I fitted PI springs and Bilstein B4 shocks - when I go over dip or bump I can hear and feel a clunk coming from the front driver side.

    Do things need time to settle or is there something wrong here? Any ideas?

    Thanks

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    maybe drop links

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    Did those at the same time of fitting. So have new drop links in!

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    i would have said the same thing! Did you re-fit all rubbers etc onto your new springs?

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    Yeah mate, fitted the rubber stoppers! Do they have to be a certain way round?

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    not too sure. Mind were done just over a week ago, plasma did most of the work as i didn't have a clue what to do!

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    Top strut bearings possibly mate. If it is more prominent when turning the wheel then it's definitely them. Due to the extra strain they can become noisy when the car is lowered.

    Part No. 13270705, should be around £20, give or take.

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    It seems to be when I go over bigger dips - usually on a straight! like a grid or something that is lowered. Might be worth checking those though thanks for suggestion keep em comin!

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    Fixed - the top of the center knut in the strut was not tight!!

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