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May 26, 12:05pm - #186102 
WTF... My Celica is uneven. help!

ok...ive noticed that my car looks lower sometimes, and higher other times, then today just for curiosity i put my cell phone between my tire and fender to see if it would fit (on the front left side) and it couldnt fit into the space...then i tried it on the front right, and it fit easily...WTF is going on. any help? its about 1/2 inch difference


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May 26, 12:08pm - #186103 
that could be a lot of things ... weight, where you parked, uneven road, the weather, shocks going bad ... idunno

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May 26, 12:18pm - #186105 
so its not a big deal at all?


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May 26, 12:19pm - #186106 
only if it stays that way ... try your little experiment at different places and conditions.

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May 26, 12:20pm - #186107 
Originally Posted by RicePowered
only if it stays that way ... try your little experiment at different places and conditions.

k


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May 26, 12:41pm - #186108 
haha nothings perfect...but check your shocks..

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May 26, 12:46pm - #186109 
well you would think that they are working fine if you were parked on un even ground. after all your suspension is designed to make the cabin level and have a smooth ride.

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May 26, 1:23pm - #186110 
Its probably your GAS TANK, im not sure if celica tanks are on the left or centered. if they're left, whenever you have the gas is filled up it can look uneven. spineyes happens all the time with my cousins lowered truck.

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May 26, 1:27pm - #186111 
Hotchkis springs do that to your car's stance. I believe the hotchkis springs make the back a little lower than the front to help with weight distribution towards the back.

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May 26, 1:31pm - #186112 
Originally Posted by Steven
Hotchkis springs do that to your car's stance. I believe the hotchkis springs make the back a little lower than the front to help with weight distribution towards the back.


i dont think thats the problem cause he said the difference was from the front left and the front right wheels not front to back. simply its tilting to the side not to back

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May 26, 6:57pm - #186113 
Don't think it's anything big grin

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May 26, 7:01pm - #186114 
bring a leveler the where ur going to park to c if the road is uneven then c how ur car does rofl


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May 26, 10:00pm - #186115 
ok...i think it was just my driveway, because i went to a flat spot (100% flat) and did the test with the cell phone again, and it they were even spineyes


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May 26, 10:10pm - #186116 
hahaha spineyes i would be paranoid too if my car did that


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May 26, 11:20pm - #186117 
Driveway owned you.

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May 26, 11:45pm - #186118 
clearly your car is on the verge of engine explosion, the fact that it did it at one location and not another shows the severity of the situation. DUCK AND COVER! thumbsup I'd prolly have done the same thing

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May 27, 9:42am - #186119 
mine does this too.. i hate it

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May 27, 12:20pm - #186120 
Originally Posted by FloydianSlip6
clearly your car is on the verge of engine explosion, the fact that it did it at one location and not another shows the severity of the situation. DUCK AND COVER! thumbsup I'd prolly have done the same thing

rofl rofl rofl


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