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strange noise after shock/spring install #237498 Jul 31, 3:29pm Jul 31, 3:29pm
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strange noise after shock/spring install
as the topic says i'm hearing a starge noise after my shock and spring install. it sounds like a poping almost it only happends when i'm turning very fast or when I come to a complet stop fast. I have not gotten an aligenment yet. but I wil be doing that shortyly. The place I go to is closed today

Re: strange noise after shock/spring install [Re: Larry_GTS] #237499 Jul 31, 4:00pm Jul 31, 4:00pm
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anyone? oh and your our cars have bushings on ech spring in the front right ?

Re: strange noise after shock/spring install [Re: Larry_GTS] #237500 Jul 31, 4:02pm Jul 31, 4:02pm
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u cant really do alignment on a lowered car... If they do it will never be 100% accurate??? not sure if thats going to help the knocking noise... you might have cut ur bushings to much ????


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Re: strange noise after shock/spring install [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #237501 Jul 31, 4:03pm Jul 31, 4:03pm
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prob should go buy a new set and cut em just right this time... thumbsup


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Re: strange noise after shock/spring install [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #237502 Jul 31, 4:05pm Jul 31, 4:05pm
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cut them ? I didn't cut them, and when I got my car it had one bushing on the right side. I assumed there were Two to being with so I was going to go order a nother one on monday from the toyota dealership.

Re: strange noise after shock/spring install [Re: Larry_GTS] #237503 Jul 31, 4:08pm Jul 31, 4:08pm
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when you do the eibacj install it tells you to shave a bit off your factory bushings so Im not sure what springs you installed...


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Re: strange noise after shock/spring install [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #237504 Jul 31, 4:12pm Jul 31, 4:12pm
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hum... my instructions didn't say that ...

Re: strange noise after shock/spring install [Re: Larry_GTS] #237505 Jul 31, 4:21pm Jul 31, 4:21pm
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why would I need to cut them ? I noticed on my instrutions looks like it says something about bushings , but tits all messed up and I cant' read it .

Re: strange noise after shock/spring install [Re: Larry_GTS] #237506 Jul 31, 5:09pm Jul 31, 5:09pm
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to get your car to the specified lowered height.. its no big deal if you didnt...prob have a softer ride then wink


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Re: strange noise after shock/spring install [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #237507 Jul 31, 7:15pm Jul 31, 7:15pm
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I"ll just pull them back off tomorrow thumbsup Thanks for the heads up bud

Re: strange noise after shock/spring install [Re: Larry_GTS] #237508 Aug 2, 7:10am Aug 2, 7:10am
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Originally Posted by Larry_GTS
I"ll just pull them back off tomorrow thumbsup Thanks for the heads up bud
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Re: strange noise after shock/spring install [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #237509 Aug 2, 11:13am Aug 2, 11:13am
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I had the same problem when I installed my springs. It is the metal rod on the front shocks with a rubber greeese boot on each end. You have to make sure that is all the way tight. Use an allan wrench on the back part of it to hold it from spinning. Once this is tight you wont have any problems. It is only in the fronts so don't even bother looking at the back ones.

Re: strange noise after shock/spring install [Re: Integraautox] #237510 Aug 2, 11:36am Aug 2, 11:36am
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I took them off and reinstalled everything and they work just fine . smile just had to make sure everything was lined up .

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