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    I have just replaced both front struts ans since then there is a knocking/thudding from O/s . I am thinking most likely that it could be the link arms. Any ideas welcomed.

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    its probably that but could be arb bushes

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    I had this issue a couple of months back... checked everything for play etc and couldn't find a thing wrong.. in the end I changed top mounts, drop links and arb's and all was good can't say what the offending part was but for the cost was easier to change the lot in one go.

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    Sorry to regurgitate an oldie (well, only 9 days old...)

    Got a knocking from the front. Struts are OK, top bearings are recently new, drop links are very new. Everything is tight - how easy / hard are the bushes to do?

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    bushes are easy to do just make sure you get the right size as there are 2 sizes. there is a how2 that has good instructions

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    ...and a cup of hot water to make them pliable!

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