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    Hi guys,

    Just wanting to know (can't see this in the How 2's) how to remove/replace the rear suspension struts on my Vectra C?

    Anyone know how to and how long it takes?

    Thanks

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    Brilliant, top man - thanks!

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    about 2 minutes a side

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    I read the title and thought, Vecs don't have rear struts....

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    i think he means shocks

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    Yes, figured that out when he posted a reply to the How To, which describes changing the damper...

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    Trying to get at the bolt in the boot just behind the back seat. Can't remove this bit of plastic to get at it. Any ideas how to remove it?

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    "Firstly, you don't need access to the boot space as the bolts are all under the car" according to the how to :/

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    The bolts for the shock adsorbers are both in the wheel arch.

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