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    Hi everyone, Just wanted to introduce myself. Im stevie I'm from Paisley (just outside of Glasgow) and have been the proud owner of a vectra sri 1.9 cdti 150 xp for 3 months now and so far i'm loving it, Much quicker than my Octavia 1.9 tdi.

    Unfortunatley I've managed to prang it already damm black ice. Didn't do too much damage scraped the alloy and bent the Tie/Track rod,

    Does anyone kow if the tie/ track rod is uprated for cars factory fitted with 19" wheels and whether its a motor factors or a main dealer part.

    Thanks guys in advance for any replys.

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    to the site mate, you might have to wait till mornin to get the technical guys for an answer, but have a look around the old posts, you never know!!!

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    .....Hope you fix the beast soon mate...BTW share some pics of your beast

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    to the site Stevie, hope you get sorted quickly

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    to the community sad to hear about mischaps, get it sorted and get back on the road

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    Tie/track rod end is the same for any size alloy mate,sure you'll be able to find it at a motor factors but imo i'd go to the dealer......

    Good luck with the repair,get some pic's up aswell,its the done thing around here.....

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    Thanks guys for the warm welcome,

    well I ended upgoing to the dealer today, £27 for the tie rod (not bad!) and it came with new clips, nuts and gaitor, only £11 pounds dearer than the motor factor but at least my warranty shouldn't be affected.

    Just need to wait for the rain to stop so I can get it fitted. I'll try and gets some pics up later.

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    glad to hear your cars on the mend ......dont forget the piccies

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    aboard platty.

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