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    anybody got a pic of the rear droplinks? does it connect off the anti roll bar? reason i ask that thing that comes off the arb bar well one of the bolts look bent or it the droplink thats bent because the head of the bolt aint flush (well i think its the bold on the droplink)

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    The rear droplinks are short (about 4") flat metal arms that connect to the ends of the rear anti-roll bar and the back of the wheel hub carriers by bolts located in rubber bushes.

    Sorry I don't have a picture, but see Haynes manual page 10.12 picture 9.8 if you have a copy.

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    got mine replaced today.

    £20 each, plus £40 fitting. £80 job done. silence at last

    here's hoping its the last of the rear suspension repairs

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    Quote Originally Posted by suj786 View Post
    got mine replaced today.

    £20 each, plus £40 fitting. £80 job done. silence at last

    here's hoping its the last of the rear suspension repairs

    didnt know they came off the ARB i thought it came with the ARB?


    if people are changing there rear ARB bushes i would recommend undoing the bolt to the hub , you get more room to put the bush and becket back on

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    Quote Originally Posted by chris1804 View Post
    didnt know they came off the ARB i thought it came with the ARB?
    I didn't have a clue that these existed. think I've replaced every suspension component at least once, but this was a first. (what's next). couldn't find any info on this part though, glad it wasn't was a biggy

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    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...rear+droplinks
    Part 10 or 11 droplinks???? Two diagrams to help.

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    You're a year late tho...

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    I know but gotta do mine now.. Recycle thread as relevant (I always search for pre asked threads lots of useful info). Vx just priced at £15.42 each

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