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    as title i know that this has prob been asked a million times but ive got a twanging sound coming from coil spring ive had the car up on a jack and checked everything gave the coil a real good tug and nothing,checked each side to make sure but nothing,its getting worse so any ideas would be great

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    Rad mounts or drop links. Most likely those, hopefully you checked the spring was intact?
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    i will be changing those at some point mate but this sound definatly sounds like a spring

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    Sounds like a top strut bearing had to do this on mine

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    Are their little plastic sleeves on the bottom coil of the spring? If not thats your problem, they only cost a few quid from VX

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    Quote Originally Posted by john.robertson2 View Post
    Are their little plastic sleeves on the bottom coil of the spring? If not thats your problem, they only cost a few quid from VX
    I was just about to suggest the spring mod!
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    when does the twagning sound occur ??

    i.e. when the vehicle is stationary and you turn the steering wheel from lock to lock ??

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    I get it when i turn left

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    Quote Originally Posted by spennny View Post
    I get it when i turn left
    suspect the spring is moving on the mount - have you got the spring sheaths fitted ?

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    can vx tell you if i've got them fitted on my car if i ring them?

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