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Well I just got back from driving my car after I was told it hit a curb...my brother said he hit the rear left tire while he was turning now my car vibrates like booty >_>, I know my tire went flat in the front but I aired that up this morning and it do didn't vibrate like that. Its like the steering wheel and the whole car vibrates.I'm not really car savy but I know a little but could this possibly be my axle is bent or something?
 

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Well I just got back from driving my car after I was told it hit a curb...my brother said he hit the rear left tire while he was turning now my car vibrates like booty >_>, I know my tire went flat in the front but I aired that up this morning and it do didn't vibrate like that. Its like the steering wheel and the whole car vibrates.I'm not really car savy but I know a little but could this possibly be my axle is bent or something?
Have tires checked first. I think the rims are bent.

if all good, then alignment is in order. the alignment will expose any parts that may have been damaged
 

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Dependent on how hard he hit the kerb,maybe the drive shaft has been bent.
 

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it sort of looks beent but not really, different from the otherside, he said inside, he doesnt know the exact speed but he said it couldn't have been more than 10 -15mph.

It was the rear drivers side that hit, he better hope its not the drive shaft...I just put one in there. if its the rims or axle I don't care because I have parts already and another rim.
 

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Swop the rim to start with and see what happens.
 

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it sort of looks beent but not really, different from the otherside, he said inside, he doesnt know the exact speed but he said it couldn't have been more than 10 -15mph.

It was the rear drivers side that hit, he better hope its not the drive shaft...I just put one in there. if its the rims or axle I don't care because I have parts already and another rim.
it sort of looks beent but not really, different from the otherside, <<< This tell me that the rims are bad. Imagine a bicycle's tire that wobbles in a figure-of-eight motion. tht is most likely the source of the vibration/shake you feel.

The front tire, depending on how long it was driven flat might also be the source of the steering wheel shake. Bring all 4 tires for balancing and you will know for sure. Or change them if u have a spare set.
 

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Well an update, its not the rim or tire, went to a tire shop bought two used tires(my back tires were the same size just different they were 205/65/15 n I needed 225/60/15.) I got three tires balanced and my rim I hit wasn't bent and I had to replace the front drivers side rim because previous usage of fixer flat screwed it up.

I haven't had alignment done yet but I'm going to take it to someone to have a look. if the drive line is bent I'm selling this and getting a e34 or e39 >_>...just put this one in and I still have to spend 475 for a light >_>...and my brother doesn't have a job so I'm screwed.
 

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not much of an update but my dad put some lucas fuel something and my car is driving like shit at 1k-1.5k rpms the whole car shakes like it was doing when it hit the curb, and in park if you rev it to between 1k-1.5k it shakes, any ideas what this was ( I need to stop letting people touch my car -_-).
 
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