My 207 HDi Lemans has developed a light knocking sound from the front right when going over bumps.
From past experience with a Citroen C2, it sounds like the top mount.
The car has just under 108000km's on it, pretty much the same as when the C2 failed as well.
I have also read it can be ball joints, but they seem to be good with a quick lookover. The lower control arm bush's and front sway bar links look fine as well.


So I will take this as a opportunity to renew a few of the suspension components.
I am looking at doing Front top mounts, Bump stops, Shocks and Springs. Rear Shocks and Springs. All aftermarket of course.

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I already have H&R 35mm lowering springs ready to go I picked out based on some photos I saw on this forum. I never liked that massive guard gap since buying this 207 so this is the perfect opportunity to rectify that.

Now my issue is Top Mounts, Shocks and Bumpstops.

Being a Lemans edition I am getting varying feedback from part suppliers regarding brands and compatibility.
Automotive Superstore have been the most helpful so far and will be chasing up with the manufacturers what will work based on the numbers I supplied them from my OEM shocks.
It seems they can get more than just what they list online.


For reference the original Peugeot Shocks have this printed on a label affixed to each shock.
Front Right: 6497
Front Left: 6496
Rears: 6507

When I google search these parts numbers they show up on UK wrecking sites coming from various 207 diesel hatches and wagons. In other words they look like nothing special to me.

I however cannot match these OEM parts numbers for 207's on part finders like Monroe, KYB, Sachs etc when looking up the shocks myself, which is why I am guessing Automotive Superstore brought it up when I was ordering. They actually pinpointed it from the VIN number before I even supplied the shocks numbers.

I was aiming to go either all KYB or all Sachs as they make all the components required to make up the strut. Sticking with 1 brand I am more confident that everything will go together as it should.
I can't see why a Lemans would be any different to any other 207 diesel suspension wise. I mean dimension wise, not spring rate or valving. Can anyone say otherwise?

I have also read about 2 different shocks sizes for 207 fronts. 47mm and 51mm, but have no idea what that is referring to. Body size, shaft size(unlikely), bottom end where it goes into the knuckle???