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    Vehicle : Vectra GSi 3.2 V6

    Trim : GSi

    Engine : Z32SE

    Year : 2003

    Mileage : 208,102

    Default GSi back end lurch

    My GSi leaps around somewhat when cornering, even gently and in dry conditions. It is okay unless it hits a bump mid-corner, when the back end seems to step in the direction of the corner. It is all perfectly controllable but it doesn't seem in keeping with the car's implacable nature. Directional stability is otherwise excellent.

    My old Omega did this for a spell after towing a caravan for a friend. It turned out to be a rear shock absorber and it was fine once that was replaced.

    Am I seeing a repeat performance with the GSi? I've only had the car 12 days!

    Any thoughts appreciated.

    Paul

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    get the shocks checked anyway.. they have a notoriously short life on vec C's, so it's worth a punt to start with..

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    That's basically what mine does. Give it the bounce test to see how sloppy the rear is compared to the front.

    There's a group buy on shox BTW

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