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    hopefully this will stop the annoying clunking noise

    2 wishbones
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    Good luck !
    I've also bought and put Meyle .. these links from stabilizer to shock absorber, don't know the EN term they are almost twice bigger and looks more stronger then original parts.
    It would be grate if you put part numbers of these you bought some day

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    Quote Originally Posted by vaidss
    Good luck !
    I've also bought and put Meyle .. these links from stabilizer to shock absorber, don't know the EN term they are almost twice bigger and looks more stronger then original parts.
    It would be grate if you put part numbers of these you bought some day
    There called drop links mate

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    Quote Originally Posted by vaidss View Post
    Good luck !
    I've also bought and put Meyle .. these links from stabilizer to shock absorber, don't know the EN term they are almost twice bigger and looks more stronger then original parts.
    It would be grate if you put part numbers of these you bought some day
    heres the ones i bought and from this seller - 1st class service

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    Did you check the rad mounts mate?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DasArab View Post
    Did you check the rad mounts mate?
    i keep getting asked this lol................the rad mounts are as tight as an aberdonian ewan............its the 1st thing i checked.

    whe going over the beautifully smooth roads here in nrth lanarkshire, you can feel the knocking through the steering

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    Did changing all these bits help then?

    I used to have similar on my previous vectra, and changing the inner tie rod ends I would say 90% cured it.

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    I am in the process of doing the same thing with an annoying knock on my near side, drop links, and wishbone fitted so far, mine only happens every now and again usually when braking going forwards and yes I have new discs and pads fitted all round

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    Quote Originally Posted by puppet View Post
    Did changing all these bits help then?

    I used to have similar on my previous vectra, and changing the inner tie rod ends I would say 90% cured it.
    its getting started in about an hour bud..............just getting the overalls on now

    hopefully the above parts will cure it lol

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    well hows it going, did you cure the knock!!!

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