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Posted by Dave R. 91 35i, 71 02 on December 16, 2000 at 13:23:43:

In Reply to: proper procedure to torque up/lower bushings posted by pete on December 15, 2000 at 23:15:35:

Somewhere on the forum I read that the bushing will add resistance to upward suspension movement effectively doubling shock absorber resistance. Since my car rides very hard with HD Bilsteins I'm going to check the bushing preload since the upper bushings were changed near the time of the new shocks. This also might be the reason my strut mount covers keep popping off on hard bumps.


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