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Old 04-18-2005, 10:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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When I turn real fast and turn back like switching lanes going at about 15 mph to a complete stop, my suspension feels like its kicking back at me. What do I need to fix to get that straight. Oh yea and when Im on the freeway, I could barely go around 65mph because my car follows the road if you know what I mean. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
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Old 04-19-2005, 10:23 AM   #2 (permalink)
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When I turn real fast and turn back like switching lanes going at about 15 mph to a complete stop, my suspension feels like its kicking back at me. What do I need to fix to get that straight. Oh yea and when Im on the freeway, I could barely go around 65mph because my car follows the road if you know what I mean. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
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Sounds like you need an alignment. While you're at it, get a good mechanic to check out your suspension. It's difficult to diagnose the problem like that.

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Well.. naturally.. if the road leans... its natural for a car to pull towards the low side... even if it is aligned.

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.... it just be your tires.... wider front tires seem to follow the road much more.... my car pulls all over the place when I drive on shitty roads... sometimes my forearms get sore
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i would get alignment first
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lol thanks for all your replies. I just replaced my balljoints and im running 235s front and back, with 40 profile. I think that might be the problem then. While im at it, can anyone recommended Rear shock mounts for a good price? I plan to do them myself also (for stock suspension). Thanks
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lol thanks for all your replies. I just replaced my balljoints and im running 235s front and back, with 40 profile. I think that might be the problem then. While im at it, can anyone recommended Rear shock mounts for a good price? I plan to do them myself also (for stock suspension). Thanks
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rear shock mounts go to bimmerworld.com. They have the lifetime ones for like $30
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are they reliable though?
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got them on mine with no problems. They are reinforced with steel so I doubt these will ever be an issue..
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so do you think I should get the E46 RSMs or just stick with the ones you recommended along with Z3 reinforcement plates?
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