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Old 03-15-2005, 09:14 PM   #1
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well i spent $360 yesterday on 2 new rear struts and 4 wheel alignment.. makes a HUGE difference in ride.. lol
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howd u tell ur struts were going out?
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I got new struts all around a little while back...it was a good sign to get new ones when my car bounced VIOLENTLY on FLAT roads so much that it literally gave me a mild headache.
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so a hard ride is a good sign? if so then that saves me a post cuz mine rides really hard and i thought our car were supposted to be semi luxury and mine ride like a sports car.

btw how much did u cost you for all four struts?
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The ones on my 99 are still fine. However, the ones on my 93 were shot when I sold it. The easiest way for me to tell was that the car just wouldn't grab the road...especially on the expressway. It always felt like I was sliding on ice on the expressway. Almost felt floaty. If that helps...
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how about when im on the onramp and i hit bumps the car kinda slids to the side like its in the air. and also the hard ride.
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bounce the car up and down....how many times does it take to stop???
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how about when im on the onramp and i hit bumps the car kinda slids to the side like its in the air. and also the hard ride.
Yeah, my car slid to the side too, not a good sign IMO. Cost me $520 parts and labor for all four struts. That was a "Buy 3 struts get one free" sale though.
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I float regardless.
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Bouncing the car in the rear: nothing. Front: about 5-6 times for it to fully come back. Can you say shot front shocks? And mine floats.. and I love it, except at high speed . Since you live in Michigan, find a shitty road [shouldn't be too hard] and drive on it. Do you feel every bump? Roads that me mum'* vdub jumps around like a ******* wild bull, just has my baby float around like air.


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