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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-22-04, 07:02 PM Thread Starter
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My EA is like driving a boat!!

Seriously it's getting that bad. I've put kingspring lows in the back and it has the standard S-Pac springs up the front. The ride is somewhat rough which makes me think the shocks are getting old(they are still stiff though).

Anyways what happens is that I got pretty good corner turning ability... I can go into a corner and go around the corner full accelerator and it grips like a cat to carpet.

BUT for some very unknown reason whenever I go through or round a round-about it is goddamn scary... like I can feel the car lifting off the ground sort of scary. And no I'm not going through them very fast either, Landcruisers usually are passing me on them which is just bloody embarrassing

So does anyone knows what would cause something like this? I really can't understand why my car is great taking corners but almost "floating" when going around a round about?? This car is really starting to give me the shits
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-22-04, 07:13 PM
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Re: My EA is like driving a boat!!

Shocks? Maybe your trailing are bushes are shagged.

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Re: My EA is like driving a boat!!

yeh mines feels the same way on 11 year old springs and shocks with the trailing arm bushed completely worn out. id say its a combo of old shocks and worn bushes. but ive got super lows and a full set of KYBs sitting in front of me waiting to go in.

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Re: My EA is like driving a boat!!

I currently have the same problem, When i enter a corner sometimes, mainly right.
Feels like the car is gonna fly sideways out, Sometimes even feel like the rear end is losing traction. Hoping that set of XR Springs (hint hint karl ) and new ball joints up front (know that one is worn) and swap over the trailing arms will fix it

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