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#1 (permalink) Old 08-09-2004, 08:22 AM
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Well i've been checking my rear suspension, because my car sounds like i have rocks in the trunk every time i go through a bump. ive replaced the shocks and the rear trailing bushings and it seems ok. So i researched on shock mounts and found a thread from 'the kid' on how to replace shocks with pics. Anyway i saw that in the pics on the rear shocks, the shocks were mounted directly to the frame, same settings in my car. Is that normal? where would the shock mount be? Please correct me if i'm wrong
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The shocks are mounted to the shock tower which is attached to the rest of the chassis. You have shock mounts for sure, otherwise I'm sure your shock towers would be completely destroyed by now.

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