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Old 05-07-2006, 01:48 AM   #1
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Default Struts replaced, car is still a little too bouncy.

Hey all.
Last month, I replaced all 4 of my struts, (expensive) with 4 Monroe Sensatracs. I did not bother replacing the springs or anything else. The car has the FE1 suspension if thats of any help.

The problem is, the car is still too bouncy. When hitting dips, the car sometimes bottoms out, or nearly flies. This is a bad road. On normal roads, its ok.

So, what should I do next, Maybe the 16 inch wheels will stiffen it up some? Or should I just live with it, and quit whinin??
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Did you get an alignment?
Camber & toe makes a big difference in how your car feels.
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Or your springs are weak.
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Or your springs are weak.
i agree with Bill, my dads car had this same thing and new springs thightened things right up
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The car has been lined right up. Had it done by good alignment people.

Springs? I did consider springs, but was too poor, and thought it really would not need them yet. I should replace the springs, but curb height is fine, no spring is sagging.

Will park avenune springs for either the 91 or 90 work, and be better? (for all 4 wheels? If not, whats the best spring for this car? I want a nice ride with road firmness. Maybe OE springs?
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