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    Hi All
    i have had a tapping noise at the rear of my vectra for a few weeks now
    tonight i gave the rear wheels a pull / pushat the top and both have a tapping noise

    I think it it the top wish bones can you tell me the vauxhall part number please and price , also are all the bones the same for vectras i have a 1.9 diesel 150 sri dti or are they different on diesel cars
    Thank-you for any help you all can give me
    Ps is there a how to do for this job
    Jacko

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    U have a 1.9 cdti not a dti mate and its the bottom arm that's probably knocking
    Vectra vxr custome remaps egr deletes dpf and diagnostic work all remaps are custome bench tuning avalible all genuine equipment PM for info

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    Quote Originally Posted by paulvectrac View Post
    U have a 1.9 cdti not a dti mate and its the bottom arm that's probably knocking
    Thankyou for putting me right with the cdti bit
    I have just been reading the how 2 's and it seems to be the top wish bone nit name banana bone

    Jacko

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    That will be the top arms also called the 'banana arms'

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    Upper control arm it's called mate
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    Just had a thought can you get polly bushes to replace the rubber ones ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jacko52 View Post
    Just had a thought can you get polly bushes to replace the rubber ones ?
    Jacko
    Yep, powerflex do them but you'll be about 90 quid for the set

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    Quote Originally Posted by john.robertson2 View Post
    Yep, powerflex do them but you'll be about 90 quid for the set
    Yes just found this linkl
    http://www.powerflexshop.com/index.php?cPath=52_297
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    Well today i have bought two upper rear control bars for £30.79 each and hope to fit them next saturday
    The parts came from Godfrey autos Hull

    Jacko

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