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Old 06-11-2009, 06:02 PM
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suspention issues

a couple of weeks ago i hit a curb going 40 mph and i bent my lower controll arm, i replaced it and i replaced my knuckle because it was bent and i messed up the ball joint on the old knuckle and my steering wheel shakes when i am driving, could something else be bent?
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Re: suspention issues

Probably. Get the thing wheel aligned. Also, you could've bent or buckled a rim, so get them rebalanced. If both are good and it still shakes then you've bent something else.
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Re: suspention issues

ok, thanks, i forgot to mention i also replaced my sway bar end link and i did get it aligned after i put the new lower controll arm on, sorry i forgot to mention that
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Re: suspention issues

Balance the wheels and make sure you didn't buckle one or throw a weight.
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ok, thanks :D
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Re: suspention issues

40mph is FAST for hitting a curb. you very likely coulda bent the frame of the car.
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Re: suspention issues

I think its a bit much to say the frame could be bent but there always is the unlucky factor and it could be your frame. But ya get the wheels balanced. Its a good chance its that since you replaced alot of the other stuff.
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Re: suspention issues

ok, thank you guys, my rim is also bent =/
i recomend hankook tires cause they hold up pretty goood
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ok, thank you guys, my rim is also bent =/
i recomend hankook tires cause they hold up pretty goood

a bent rim WILL cause a vibration
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