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Posted by C///MR on August 16, 2001 at 08:00:10:

In Reply to: rear suspension problems (help) posted by adam p on August 15, 2001 at 19:28:47:

... when I replace my rear mounts the shock rod was sticking up thru the mount about a 1/2''. When I rocked the car it would move up and down thru the mount bushing. yikes! They are pretty easy to change out. I used the harder 325ic mounts. They are about $22 ea. The only other thing I coould think of would be a sagging sping or a spring that is not fit in right. Do your spings seem like they are set in right? I could give you a hand changing the mounts sunday afternoon. let me know 8]

ps. I got your message about the r/c car but since my daughter had kidnapped my cell phone I didn't know about it until tuesday. I would love to talk to you about what I know to help you out.

My passeger rear sus is saging almost a full inch.. I think the shock mount is shot, but this should not cause the saging problem I am having. has anybody experenced this problem? I am planing on replacing the shock mounts next weekend so that would be the perfect time to replace other parts also! The springs are H&R race, the shocks are bielstein and are about 2.5 years old. I have had this problem for about 6 months.. it is getting worse every day. I get a horrible rear end sway when pushing the car around corners.. any ideas are AWSOME!! please help!

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