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  1. Large Vauxhalls
    Hello again! So as per my last post regarding the noisy/faulty gearbox which is here I have eventually repaired my gearbox (bad bearings) and days after that a knocking sound has made itself present. It has appeared months ago and did not increase or decrease in intensity or anything else...
  2. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    Hi everyone, I'm thinking about replacing the noisy worn nearside driveshaft on my 1.8 130k miles Astra. Please can anyone give me any tips? I've previously done the wheel bearings so the splined shaft end into the disc should hopefully move OK. I'm worried about how easy the driveshaft is to...
  3. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    I was driving home today and my car started vibrating heavily between 1300-2200 revs then as I was changing down the gears to slow down now in 4th there a loud metallic grinding like a failing bearing then a loud noise and the car comes screaming to a halt luckily I was only doing 30 at this...
  4. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    Hi all. Have a tidy astra coupe 2003 z18xe 1.8. Just got new wheels. Sprayed the body kit to freshing it up now looking into the engine. I want to pull out the z18xe engine and replace it with a turbo engine. Was thinking the z20let? As far as i am aware the engine mount are the same. Question...
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    Hi! I have got a hole in my cv boot on the right hand side (steering is on left hans side, im in Norway) A new cv joint is allmost as much as the whole shaft at the dealers in the area, so i thought i might as well change it all. Ive read various guides. As i understand the gear oil will come...
  6. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    Hi all im new here and in desperate need of advice. well here it goes i purchased a 07 plate zafira b Z18XER 3 weeks ago and was going good until yesterday. while pulling off from a hill in the wet i spun the wheels which in turn i believe to have caused my problem ever since that i have been...
  7. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    Hi all - I'd appreciate some advice please. I want to replace the worn/clicking outer CV joint on the nearside driveshaft of my 1999 Opel Astra 1.4 automatic estate. Of course, it would seem to be a much easier repair to carry out with the driveshaft removed from the car. My question is - will...
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