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    Are the vectra C's the same as the B's when you get tyre wear on the inside of the rear wheels, is it usually the rose bushes like on the B's?

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    Assuming, you have just noticed this on the rear tyres only
    This is most likely due to the (incorrect) factory setting of the rear camber
    However have the suspension and steering checked for worn components
    Once these tyres have worn out, bin them (also this will be the cause of increasing noise from the rear of your car), and have a full four wheel alignment carried out
    Compare the rear camber, before and after

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    just changed my rear bushes yesterday for this very reason mate.. they were less than a year old but knackered already. I replaced them with powerflex bushes this time..
    My old Signum, the animal; she now rests in pieces in several other members cars.. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=200
    The wifes vec show car, started as a standard daily driver and ended up like this. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=709



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    did you do the trailing arm bushes too or just rose bushes nige?

    Didn't think you could get the rear camber done on these?

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    i just changed the outer bushes on the upper control arms mate.. You can get bushes from k-mac that allow you to adjust camber..
    My old Signum, the animal; she now rests in pieces in several other members cars.. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=200
    The wifes vec show car, started as a standard daily driver and ended up like this. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=709



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    Quote Originally Posted by Caveman_nige View Post
    just changed my rear bushes yesterday for this very reason mate.. they were less than a year old but knackered already. I replaced them with powerflex bushes this time..


    hi caveman nige

    can i have a link please where you got your powerflex bushes from thanks

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    ebay Item number: 160695343341
    My old Signum, the animal; she now rests in pieces in several other members cars.. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=200
    The wifes vec show car, started as a standard daily driver and ended up like this. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=709



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    Worn upper control bushes on mine.

    The rear tyres were shot on the inner edge while the outer had 4mm of tread.

    New arms did the trick.

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    thankyou for info everyone

    Quote Originally Posted by Caveman_nige View Post
    ebay Item number: 160695343341
    thankyou

    thanks
    Last edited by John LE; 6th June 2012 at 02:16.

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