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    springs knocking

    just fitted some 40mm gmax

    the rears sound like they are knocking when i go over bumps, fronts are fine

    does the rear bump stop have to be cut down?
    or does the spring need to be cable tied down?

    or any other suggestions please

    thanks

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    anyone any

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaymes
    just fitted some 40mm gmax

    the rears sound like they are knocking when i go over bumps, fronts are fine

    does the rear bump stop have to be cut down?
    or does the spring need to be cable tied down?

    or any other suggestions please

    thanks
    same as mate, mine knock like bitches.

    I'm on Billy dampers as well, does my head in but haven't done anything about it
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    Mine does this also, what actually causes it then?
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    i no it wont damage it like

    but me dad heard it when i was pullin on the drive and was like
    'whats that?' i just said it was somethin in me boot as he will go mad n tell me to put me standards on lol

    on my old mg they said to zip tie the springs to the shock, may try that option

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    do not cable tie the springs to the shocks on the astra!!! PMSL theyre not strut type suspension on the rear of the astra, was there a broken coil spring left on the car when you replaced them???

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    mine did this for a while, just takes a while to settle down, mine used to do it when turning on full lock, it will go away eventually
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    nah the standard springs were fine when we removed them

    will sort some things first and hope it stops

    does the rear bump stop have to be cut?

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    mines does the same thing would like to hear a cure for this as its doing ma head in.
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    yeah you are supposed to cut a bit off of the bump stop
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