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I didn't replace the idler arm that came with FPC's kit. I couldn't SEE any wear.
The car feels way tighter and and barely rolls in fast turns. The shocks are a bit stiff for a few of our bumpy louisiana roads, but I'm extremely happy with them in smooth cornering applications.
I had hoped that my 55-65 mph shimmy would disapear with all new balljoints, but it still there. Sometimes it's worse than others. If I'm accelerating through those speeds I never notice it, but if I let off the throttle or drive at a constant 58~ it's a bit shaky.
Could it be that idler arm I left out? or do I need to give the tire shop another try at balancing the wheels? Other ideas?
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