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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

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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

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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 ?
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    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

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