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    Okay guys i have inside tyre wear on my rear passenger side, the rest of the tyre is perfect still, Number 1 arrow, arm has a little left to right play on the part attached to the body is this normal?

    If so what part is it that wears and causes the tyre wear? it is arrow 2 or 3 just need to find out so i can get the replacement part thx guys

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    no 2 put the car back on the floor and pull hard in and out on the wheel top listen for a knock if you get one replace 2

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    Have the same prob on my sri. What is the No 2 part called please?

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    vauxhall called them the upper rear u arms

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    thanks for that you were right mine is clunking like a ****** gonna replace both

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    changed mine yesterday, it drives so much better now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by john1 View Post
    changed mine yesterday, it drives so much better now.
    How easy are they to replace as a diy job. Do you need any special tools?
    Also whats the cost of the part please.?

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    can be a little fiddley but no special tools needed.

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    do you know the price off them?

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    no sorry but id get gunine, dad put no gen ones of ebay and they lasted 20k. not good

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