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Old 02-06-2008, 10:46 PM   #1
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Default Control arm hitting shock

Need I say more my control arm is hitting my soft over bumps and I don't know how to fix it.
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Old 02-06-2008, 11:17 PM   #2
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how is it doing that? upper/lower?
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lol what?? front/rear/upper/lower? wtf, something is way not right
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Something is seriously fucked. Your control arms shouldn't come near the shocks.

You mean the control arm is hitting the antiroll bar?
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Old 02-07-2008, 05:39 AM   #5
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I'm pretty sure that must be what he means. There's no way a shock is hitting what it's attached to (i.e. lower control arm) and by no means should hit the upper.
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unless he had a bent to hell shock
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Pictures of touching?
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Old 02-07-2008, 07:57 PM   #8
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new arm
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fucked up arm(thats supposed to be straight)
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There can be no way your shock is hitting your arm, you see my arm, i went into a curb!! And its pretty fucked and my shock never hit it, my wheel was just rubbing against the body of my car...and fucked alot of other **** up, but never my spring, you need to double check and find out your real problem.
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how did you find out your arm was bent? i replaced the arm that was damaged in the wreck, but now there are all sorts of wierd *** squeaks and rattles
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Well one, i was drifting stupid me...and my brakes were shot...going to fast around the corner peer pressure...to much gas not enough brake, right down the street from school. So i went straight into the curb, smashed up rim a little, thought everything was fine until i started moving, whole wheel was pretty much inside my fender rubbing, damage it a little, tire got chewed up a little, so i got it back to my school had to get flat bedded back to my house. You can tell if its fucked, your wheel isnt in the center of the 2 fenders, and your alignments really off. I had squeaks when i turned my wheel, it was the inner tie rod, it was bent slightly and it squeaked every time i turned so, that mite be your problem.
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no i don't get squeaks when turning and pretty much replaced everything in the front left corner of the car. I get squeaks that sound like your trying to pry a cork out of a champaign bottle when on the brakes, it is about as frequent as a warped disc, but i just changed them out and that shouldn't cause squeaking. I also get rattling when going over bumps. I may take it to wally-world and let them lube up my ride to see what it fixes.
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yea that would probably be your best bet.
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Need I say more...
Details would be NICE.

Of course, we would rather you spare us from deciphering any more of your pseudo-English typing, so please just go take a picture instead.
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