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Old 07-25-2019, 09:59 PM   #1
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Need help with suspension

Hi guys im new to this forum. Ive been looking and googling but I cant seem to find anybody with the same issue i got. So theres something wrong with my rear end. When ever I take a long corner, like a big on ramp loop. During the loop, my rear end is slipping, swaying as well. It feels very dangerous. Is it just my car, or does anyone else get that?
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Old 07-25-2019, 10:22 PM   #2
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I'd recommend checking your tires first....tread depth and tire pressure. If both of those are good, I'd recommend checking your alignment.

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Old 07-26-2019, 12:25 AM   #3
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How many miles? Also could be worn rear dampers.
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All good advice so far. Start checking things.
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At first i thought it could be the shocks, then i switched to coilovers and it still does the same thing. Tire pressures fine. Ill have to get an alignment this weekend. Thx, ill come back and update.
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How many miles? Also could be worn rear dampers.
Car just hit 40k miles..
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Sorry to bring this back from the dead. I finally got my cars alignment done today. My car is even worst now. Its very scary to drive. It makes sudden swerve feeling and it doesnt feel safe. Tire pressure has been checked, alignment done. Recently put on coilovers about 2 months ago. Ive been searching the web for answers, found a couple threads about this issue. But everyone just says, oh its gotta be your alignment. Any help would be nice. Anyone have the same problem?
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The thread title should read 'Need support with my suspension'
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Sorry to bring this back from the dead. I finally got my cars alignment done today. My car is even worst now. Its very scary to drive. It makes sudden swerve feeling and it doesnt feel safe. Tire pressure has been checked, alignment done. Recently put on coilovers about 2 months ago. Ive been searching the web for answers, found a couple threads about this issue. But everyone just says, oh its gotta be your alignment. Any help would be nice. Anyone have the same problem?
Tire pressure has been checked but what about the tire itself? It might be too worn out. What tires do you have? Try swapping out the fronts with the rear tires. See if it still happens.
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And how about posting alignment numbers (why i advise always to ask for printout or at least take a pic with phone off screen)? Alignment been done is NOT always alignment dialed right. Only seeing actual numbers can let others to point - that's ok, problem somewhere else, or how could you drive with particularly that or that being that much off, find normal alignment shop instead of that quack shop.
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Sorry to bring this back from the dead. I finally got my cars alignment done today. My car is even worst now. Its very scary to drive. It makes sudden swerve feeling and it doesnt feel safe. Tire pressure has been checked, alignment done. Recently put on coilovers about 2 months ago. Ive been searching the web for answers, found a couple threads about this issue. But everyone just says, oh its gotta be your alignment. Any help would be nice. Anyone have the same problem?
Which coilovers? Who did the install? How low are you on each axle? Do you have enough suspension travel left or are you hitting bump stops?

Is the issue symmetrical or are turns in one direction worse than in the other? Have you checked the suspension for any play?
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Are the sway bars stock?
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Are the sway bars stock?
Yes, im going to lift the car up and check to see if there is any damage to the sway bars.
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Which coilovers? Who did the install? How low are you on each axle? Do you have enough suspension travel left or are you hitting bump stops?

Is the issue symmetrical or are turns in one direction worse than in the other? Have you checked the suspension for any play?
I have on the bc br coilovers, i installed them myself. My car is on 18's and im running 225 front and 235 rear. I honestly dont think im hitting the bump stop. And so far all my test turns have been towards the right. Havent yet tried a loop turn lefty. If this helps, last night did pedal dance and took a long right loop, about 80mph, after exiting the loop. my car started to swerve like very dangerously. I ended up slowing down to 60mph. Its very scary.
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