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    Droplink and Bottom Arm Questions

    Hi all ive lowerd my gsi a few months back on 40mm springs as a temp look till i can get eibach kit. But ive devoloped a knocking noise from the passenger side wheel. I just wonderd if the drop links and bottom arms were all the same throught the astra's ? Motorfacts told me they were different arms. Also will i need shorter drop links ?

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    I believe that around 40mm it is suggested to change to shortened drop links.

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    And id get these from where ? lmf only ?

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    The ones from lmf are adjustable. I have read some talk about fitting MK1 focus drop links as these are shorter and made of metal. Unfortunately, I don't know a great deal more on the subject.

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    My Gsi is lowered about 40mm ish (never really measured it ) am using the standard droplinks. I say just get a new set of drop links as it'll be cheaper
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    Yeah ive heard bout the mk1 focus droplinks aswell. Has anyone got anymore info ? i was considering standard drop links but i thought if the price wasn't too bad id get the shorter 1s.

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    I know of one person who has had a major problem with the shorter Focus drop links i.e. they shattered or something along those lines
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    you can get the focus ones cheap from a motor factors place. i paid about £10 each i think
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    are they worth it ? and wont knock worse lol i was just going to get a original one from motorfactors for a tena n see if tht stopd the knocking

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    they dont vibrate like the stock ones
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