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    Anyone fitted the horse shoe type nylon clips to their front springs.

    Got a pair today off Opel, but not sure on the fitting. The guy said they go on the top.

    Any help would be appreciated.

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    never heard of this before. Got a phot of said item please?
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    found it. Spring sleeve mod

    Basicly a horse shoe clip that sits on the lower spring.

    Part no: GM# 13178463

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=37926&highlight=13178463&page=1

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    They go on the bottom of the spring not the top, and are designed to stop the clanking noise when on full lock which used to be a feature of early vectra,s
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    Dean its the thing i peeled of the old spring,s and fitted to the new springs of ian,s and khalid,s at the weekend.
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    Front spring sleeves are standard fit on facelifts AFAIK.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobssignum View Post
    Dean its the thing i peeled of the old spring,s and fitted to the new springs of ian,s and khalid,s at the weekend.
    yes bob, know about that one, was strange description the OP was going on about and at the top of the spring had me interested in case there was 'another' mod.
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    Thanks for the help folks, fitted them this morning and clanking noise has gone, well for time being anyway. Sorry about original post if it may been a bit misleading.

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