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    Question Creaking suspension!!!Advice needed!

    Am getting v.loud creaking noise from front of car when going over speed bumps sounds really painful.Have looked at previous threads regarding this problem but no-one seems to know for def wot prob is! Have got MOT and 4 new tyres (and loads of more fun stuff for me motor) to pay for this month so want to know what it is before i pay out for the wrong thing!! Only happens when over speed bumps not when i manually bounce the car from the outside. Cant work out which side coming from so don't even kno if it is suspension?def from front of car tho!Does anyone know what needs replacing, WD40ing etc?
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    Link Rods - Probably need changing.. Only a few quid off ebay ( probably not too expensive from garages either )..

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ASTRA-G-98-04-...QQcmdZViewItem
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    squeek

    try spraying wd40 on inner anti rool ar bushes,if wd40 cures it have new ones fitted[cheap but affective].

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    I would strongly and i mean mega mega strongly advise u dont get the ones from the link posted by Sploodge above

    they are shit at the best of times - had 2 sets from there and both lasted about 4months!!!

    My original Vx ones were 9yrs old and still intact altho a little noisy

    a genuine set from Vx set me back £30 on trade - expect to pay about £50 a pair retail tho - still cheaper in the long run

    if u can get some quality pattern parts such as QH from a local motor factors then Id get these - but not unbranded drivvle that flood ebay

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    Unless you read these posts 1 2 3 4

    Quote Originally Posted by GeordieBandit View Post
    I would strongly and i mean mega mega strongly advise u dont get the ones from the link posted by Sploodge above
    Ive had Ebay ones on my car for well over a year and no probs at all.. You must have had a dodgy one..
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    well i had 2 dodgy sets then and so did Geoff...

    checking the date of my posts in the links youll see they stopped mid 2007 - ie when the problems started

    was just offering my opinion - i used to champion them until I heard more horror stories so decided to sod that!!!

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    put me house on it thats it your bushes well known problem as mentioned can spray em and will need to keep doing it which is a right pain as you have to have the wheels off, might be worth getting them replaced

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    hey mate if you can spare 70ish quid book it in a garage and get them to change the d-mount bushes i had same problem and this sorted the problem 100%

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    yeh it sorts it but how long for am just about to get my 4th set in 12months

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    what you changing anti-roll bar bushes or the d-mounts?

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