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    Knocking Bilstein B4's?

    Not long had a set of Bilstein B4 shockers all round fitted to a ACT but have since recently noticed the rears seem to be rattling/knocking and sounds very similar to a noise you would get from worn droplinks? anyone else had issues/problems with these and knocking/rattling?

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    Check the bolts are tight, if they get loose they'll knock like hell.

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    I'm having the same issue with my zafira. I fitted the shocks all round 2weeks ago and the nearside rear rattles. I thought the bolts but they are all nice and tight.
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    Zafgsi, have you fitted B4's?

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    im thinking mayby the rear shocks are the cause of this noise, im getting it on the ramp later so can keep you posted.

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    Yeah B4's mate. I've had mine over the pit in work and nothing showed up. My noise has been there since the first time I drove it after fitting
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    I got mine on the ramp and with the vehicle raised i put a pry bar in between the tyre and the ramp and lifted it up. Sure enough there was knocking from the shocks! only done approx 500miles since fitting. Found my originals and re-fitted them and all now ok and no knocking!! thinking this could be your problem zafgsi!

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    how much you lowered?

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    its lowered on Jamex springs and they arent low at all. . i can still fit a finger in between the arch and tyre?

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    Snap!!!

    Fitted my B4's a couple of months back and been rattling since. Even swapped shockers over from side to side and it still happens.

    Lowered 30mm on Eibach's...

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