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post #1 of 10 Old December 14th, 2008, 01:30 AM Thread Starter
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Does this sound like bad shocks?

Every time I go out of my drive way straight it feels as if the rear bottoms out it's very rounh...When I cruise around and hit a little bump it feels like no shock was absorbed...

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Every time I go out of my drive way straight it feels as if the rear bottoms out it's very rounh...When I cruise around and hit a little bump it feels like no shock was absorbed...
Sure sounds like bad shocks. Go push down on 1 corner of it to make it bounce. It shouldn't bounce more than 1 time with good shocks.
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I tried to push down the rear and it seems like it went up with my hands and didn't bounce at all...Seemed sort of stiff

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Could be bad spring ISOs or the bushings in the LCAs
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What are the iso's or the lsa's? and how would I be able to tell if it has bad springs? I just bought all new shocks and struts earlier

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so the shocks on it are new?

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Probably the shocks. I bounced the rear of my car when the shocks were disconnected and it bounced like crazy and I have lowering springs. My shocks were seized and did not allow the car to bounce at all. it felt like i had no suspension
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Yep it was definitely the shocks...I put the new rear shocks on and it made a hugee difference in handling and that problem I had...Now I just have to put on the front struts I bought and i'm good to go!

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What are the iso's or the lsa's? and how would I be able to tell if it has bad springs? I just bought all new shocks and struts earlier
iso's are isolators...its just a rubber type gasket that goes on the bottom of the spring and on the top....


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O ok thanks for the info! The axle damper looks stock...Should I replace those also or would it really matter?

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