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Yes, it's saying that after 96 they did some internal changes to it, so I guess it has some flaws, but it's almost not happening. Astra F also using the same housing rack.
Just got back from alignment, and as far as I know it's ok now, but as I expected didn't solve the problem. Now waiting for a reply from a power steering company I've e-mailed, to let it tested..
If I remember correctly, the Cavalier (on which the Calibra was based), was replaced by the Vauxhall Vectra in 1995. I wonder whether they used the revised steering rack on the new Vauxhall Vectras, as well as the Astra F and late (post '96) Calibras.
I'm guessing it does this on all roads and has only recently been doing it?I'm assuming it's not just the camber of the road, as most roads slope from the centre outwards to help drainage.Sorry if it sounds like I think you're stupid, I don't. Just something that came into my head.
The only thing I can find was excessive play in the right drive shaft ( vertical play ), I can hear an feel excessive " knock knock " sound. It's either the bearing or the middle cv joint.
Now since I am going for F28 gearbox FWD, anybody familiar if I can use the same driveshaft as the C20NE, F16 gearbox, or need to go for a 16V driveshaft?
Interesting, if the wobble is intermittent (i.e. it appears at certain speeds and not others), I wonder whether the 'excessive play' that you refer to is amplified at resonant frequencies...