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    any ideas what sort of price a rear spring is for my 04 reg sri as ive found the offside has the end broke off, it looks easy to change, is it?, do you need spring compressors? any help/advise or offers of a spring welcome as im still awaiting a reply from my local stealers...

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    You're best to change the lot mate while you're at it,Vx will charge you £160 for a set of rear springs,iirc,oppose to £130 a set(front & back) for elbachs,the same as irmscher use........

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    good idea but im happy enough with the standard kit as i dont do anything special in it just zip around localy,ill see what comes up!

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    Whatever you decide to go with i.e. Vx or third party, you should replace both the rear springs, not just the broken one.

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    hi, ive made a call to the breakers where i aquired my alternator as i was very pleased, he has a 07 reg 1.9cdti 120ps in he seems to think its a sri also a 04 reg 2.2 sri did'nt say if it was petrol or derv, will they be the same?? he only wants £20 + vat each, bargin i thought vx phoned back with £150 a pair inc vat.

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    as an after thought dunc if i cant get a pair, or its not certain they are a pair, as the rear ends may be out of the car do you think it would be wrong to fit a single as i realy dont give it any kind of abuse and im a bit of a young sunday driver? by the way im still using it, its only the piggy tail bit broke off.. cheers.

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