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  1. Astra H Rear spring rubber mounts?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi all, I was about to change my rear springs on my '05 Astra H 1.7cdti but noticed that the lower rubber mounts / buffers look like they need replacing. I've managed to find replacements for the top on ebay but can't seem to find any for the bottom. Has anyone had any luck sourcing these? cheers!
  2. Movano lower control arm rubbing disc

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    I have 2.2 2002 Vauxhall movano flat bed recovery truck When I bright it it was clunking on the passenger side so tuck it for mot and the lower ball joint was not holding in the pin frame the previous owner had put a normal thread bolt so did not grip it and the control arm had put a grove in...
  3. [Vectra C] [02-08] Rear spring types for the SRi

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    I'm slighly confused about rear spring types on the SRi. I have recently replaced a pair of broken rear springs with ones supplied by a local motor factor against my car reg. I was in a hurry to get them changed due to an imminent MOT. However the springs I was supplied and fiited had closer...
  4. [Vectra C] [02-08] New member questions

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi new member with question I have a 20061.9 cdti sri 5 door and i would like to replace the rear roll bar bushes ,rear tie rods and springs just for peace of mind, but having problem with the correct springs. Ebay next to useless enterd reg number came up with an 08 vehicle Euro car parts &...
  5. [Vectra C] [02-08] Upgrade brakes and suspension

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi all I want to upgrade my brakes and suspension on my car it’s a 2007 vectra 3.0 v6 cdti, no where seems to list any upgrades for this car I’m just wandering if anyone has done and if so where did you get the parts from, appreciate any help or info.
  6. [Insignia] [08-17] 2015 Insignia Elite suspension

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi Just brought a 2015 2.0 Insignia Elite. The car drives well apart from very soft suspension. Going down a road with the lights on, the beam goes up and down. Also sometimes going round a corner the car sometimes feels as though it is bouncing. Is this normal it has 15000 miles on the car...
  7. [Corsa Combo Van] Combo Front Springs

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hello all, I trust you all had a nice Crimbo and all that stuff!!!!!...... I’m after a bit of guidance, no surprises there!!!! I’ve recently put some big old wheels on my Combo, and although they fit (just), I’d like to fit some slightly larger springs to the front end to lift it up by an inch...
  8. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Suspension strut snapped

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi, suspension strut has snapped, the bolt is hitting under the bonnet, need it fixing asap, looks like something has snapped, will I need the full thing replaced ? Think it looks like it, thanks.
  9. [Vivaro] Awful bumpy ride! Help! Sub-frame bushes?

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hi guys, My van is driving me crazy, its such a horrible ride at the moment, I can feel every single bump even when driving on a flat roads and the motorway! I feel like I'm bouncing all over the place. I replaced the front shocks and top mounts & checked all the ball joints, suspension arms...
  10. [Nissan Primastar] Front Shock Abosrbers - NEOX???

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hello all, Has anyone heard of or fitted a brand of Front Shock Absorbers manufactured by NEOX? They look genuine and good quality, with a sticker on the box mentioning they are the same as the Kayaba KYB335803 shocks but my Google searches bring up nothing online and their website is very...
  11. [Zafira B] [05---] Broken rear coil spring

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi, can anyone tell me how I can tell if my Zafira 1.9 CDTi SRI is fitted with sports suspension. I have a broken rear spring and all the online parts stores have springs but state that not suitable if the car is fitted with sports (or lowered) suspension. Had a look and the current springs are...
  12. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Astra H Eibach Sportline

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    I've had the Eibach sportline suspension fitted to my car so it's been lowered 50mm at the front and 30mm at the back. The car handles a lot better though the corners and looks great, however if I hit a slight bump in the road my suspension bottoms out at the front & it makes a loud bang. It's...
  13. [Vivaro] Cracked suspension top mounts

    Vivaro / Movano Camper Van / Day Van Conversions (
    My van has only done 16k miles (<3yrs old) and has just had a warranty repair to replace the top mounts for the suspension struts... so if your van feels a bit clattery over bumps (feels like the drop links have gone) then get the top mounts may need sorted. The mechanic at my local vauxhall...
  14. [Zafira B] [05---] Zafira B knocking and banging

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi all, I'm new here but have read many articles previously. I'm having some trouble with my beloved Zaf. I've had it since December 2015 and have up to now still not been able to find the problem. Loads of mechanics and mates can't seem to find it either. When nearly full lock in either...
  15. [Zafira C Tourer] [2011---] Creaky rear suspension (pic)

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi all. I have a tourer and the rear suspensions been creaking, well from the car it sounds like the rear suspension. Going over speed bumps is fine but driving low speed and over a bumpy surface, or if the roads on a camber i.e. Outside house the road goes down a hill and round a bend at the...
  16. Advice on Body lift Vauxhall Combo 1.7CDTI

    Other Car/Van Related Technical Information Requir
    Hello, I Have Vauxhall Combo 1.7CDTI 2003, It's a great little motor but I'm finding myself working and driving a lot in fields, farms and sometimes forests. I cannot afford to upgrade to 4x4 at this point so I'm looking at options for making the van more capable for off-road use. I've been...
  17. [Vectra C] [02-08] Rear bushings

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi, My dad took his 06 Vectra to Vauxhall and has been told there is excessive play in both rear control arm bushes and rear hub bushes on both sides. He's been quoted £750!! They said it would take two days and need 4 wheel alignment. Seems very expensive for 6 bushes and wheel alignment! How...
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