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    The f*****g car's failed it's MOT! No idea what on coz I'm at work and the wife's gone to pick it up but it's just another thing in a generally crud day!

    ... more to follow!...

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    • Near side front anti-roll bar linkage - excessive play
    • Number plate light out
    • Side lights wrong colour
    • Brake light error


    Anyone any idea how hard an anti roll bar link is to replace? do they need doing in pairs?


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    Just found the how to and it looks easy. Anyone got a link to the correct uprated Saab parts for a 57 plate 1.9CDTI SRI hatch?
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    Do a search on ebay for the droplinks and if you see one with blue trim instead of black, thats the uprated one.

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    Is this right?
    Drop link

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    you took a car for an mot with dodgy side lights and a non working number plate light?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigdave1701 View Post
    Is this right?
    Drop link
    Yes, that's the right one.

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    Its the right one as long as your doesn't have IDS as they are different

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    Quote Originally Posted by J P S View Post
    you took a car for an mot with dodgy side lights and a non working number plate light?
    I did think this as well!

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    Quote Originally Posted by paulhb View Post
    Its the right one as long as your doesn't have IDS as they are different
    Apparently standard ones will fit over that without snagging on the sensor
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    Quote Originally Posted by J P S View Post
    you took a car for an mot with dodgy side lights and a non working number plate light?
    Side lights were bought as road legal white side lights. The MOT station say they're blue!?! if I'd known 8 months ago that they weren't road legal, I'd not have bought them.

    Number plate lights are both working perfectly! wife argued the toss and theyve agreed it was 'an error'.

    So...... I've changed both brake lights as we can't tell which is causing the fault. I've put the original sidelight bulbs back in and the father-in-law is going to try and get a uni-part drop link tomorrow while I'm at work. Decided against the uprated ones simply because the wife lost her job last week so at the moment every penny counts.

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