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    Default Vectra powerflex bumpstops

    Does anyone know if powerflex do bumpstops for the front for the 2.0 turbo

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    What's a bumpstop?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Caveman_nige View Post
    What's a bumpstop?
    Wondered why i didnt have any replies its the gaitor that sits on the shock asorber, ive had my b6 shocks come today and would like some new ones

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    B6 and b8 have internal bumpstops

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    I bought new bumpstops when I fitted my B6's, then panicked because they didn't fit over the new shocks, then found out the Bilsteins have internal bumpstops so no external ones are required
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander View Post
    I bought new bumpstops when I fitted my B6's, then panicked because they didn't fit over the new shocks, then found out the Bilsteins have internal bumpstops so no external ones are required
    I think I have it wrong Ian it's the gaitor that fits over the top to protect the strut that runs through the middle of the spring

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    The gaitor is just thin plastic cover, is under no tension and takes no load.
    "Doing a good job here is like wetting your pants in a dark suit, you get a warm feeling but nobody else notices"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander View Post
    The gaitor is just thin plastic cover, is under no tension and takes no load.
    So I can leave the metal bit exposed I thought the gaitor was to protect the shock

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    I bought new ones from Vauxhall when I fitted my B6's. Gaitors on the left of this pic, bumpstops (which I didn't use) on the right.



    And new shocks and springs with new struttops, struttop bearings and gaitors fitted.

    "Doing a good job here is like wetting your pants in a dark suit, you get a warm feeling but nobody else notices"
    Maptun Tuned 2.0T Estate - click HERE for mods list.
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    Now Gone, bring on the Insignia (now "Teapot" Tuned)...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander View Post
    I bought new ones from Vauxhall when I fitted my B6's. Gaitors on the left of this pic, bumpstops (which I didn't use) on the right.



    And new shocks and springs with new struttops, struttop bearings and gaitors fitted.

    Thanks Ian how much am i looking at for the strut tops, bearings and gaitors, and did you fit this yourself

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