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New shocks? #289168 Oct 1, 10:19am Oct 1, 10:19am
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New shocks?
Ok, my car is a 2002 GT. I have about 52,000 miles on it. Suspension is totally stock, for now. Whenever I get out of the car, the car squeaks as it returns to normal height. Would this be a sign that my shocks are on their way out? I anticipate fully upgrading the suspension before the year is out, so I'd like to wait and do the shocks then. Would that be safe? I plan to get KYB AGX's for a Hotchkis TVS Stage 2 system.


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Re: New shocks? [Re: CRBN BLU] #289169 Oct 1, 1:47pm Oct 1, 1:47pm
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yeah, you need new suspension pieces...its usually around the 60,000 mile mark that you need to get shocks and struts...another 10,000 miles or so and you'll have to be thinking about a new clutch too

Re: New shocks? [Re: AZZKIKR] #289170 Oct 1, 3:14pm Oct 1, 3:14pm
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Could just be your springs or ball joints.


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Re: New shocks? [Re: AZZKIKR] #289171 Oct 2, 9:28am Oct 2, 9:28am
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Originally Posted by AZZKIKR
yeah, you need new suspension pieces...its usually around the 60,000 mile mark that you need to get shocks and struts...another 10,000 miles or so and you'll have to be thinking about a new clutch too


I figured that. I rock an automatic though, so I don't have to worry about the clutch. Wish I did though.


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