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Old 08-21-2012, 11:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry 2003 z4

I recently purchased a 2003 Z4 2.5i with 73,000 miles. I replaced the lower conrol arm bushings, had an alignment and spun balanced the tires. However, I am getting a "floating or boating" feeling on the highway. Any idea what could be causing this?
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Old 08-21-2012, 04:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If the rest of the bushings are worn out then that could be why you have that feeling. A worn out sway bar bushings in the rear is usually the cause. I recommend checking both the front and rear and replacing them together. Their not that expensive but should help to get rid of the feeling.
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Also, check the tire pressure. Sometimes if the tires are over inflated, you can get this effect.
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