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Old 05-03-2006, 11:38 PM   #1  
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well this morning coming home from work i decided to open her up,and the damn car was twisting to the left in every gear even 4th.


my susp is pretty balanced/stout....

strange shocks/struts
subframes/upper/lowers/eibach drag springs/airbag....


my car is a hatch if you didn't know...anybody else experiencing this?
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Old 05-03-2006, 11:46 PM   #2  
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torque boxes it sounds like.

if you're from chicagoland area i do complete repair/reinforcing on torqueboxes for a good price.
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Old 05-03-2006, 11:48 PM   #3  
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i'm southern ill...i never noticed it till this morning...

i think primetime mentioned i needed to reinforce them.
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Old 05-03-2006, 11:58 PM   #4  
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from a standstill it's clean and straight
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Old 05-04-2006, 12:09 AM   #5  
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do you have sub frame connectors?
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Old 05-04-2006, 12:13 AM   #6  
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sounds to me like your tourque boxes time to get some battle boxes. if you are putting out more than stock hp you can easily break the tack welds on them
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Old 05-04-2006, 12:13 AM   #7  
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i had the same problem about a month ago. everytime i got on it, it felt as if my rear end was twisting(left tire pulling harder) turns out the bushings in my MAC rear control arms were tore up. replaced them and it pulls straight in every gear.
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Old 05-04-2006, 12:18 AM   #8  
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ye i have subframes....yes i'm more than stock...not much though.

but see i stopped and did a dead stop launch...straight as an arrow.

how much are battle boxes?

i need to crawl under and see if i tore up anothe shock bushing...i tore one up last year..driver side though

and i forgot my air bag is deflated.
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i dont know how much they are google is your best friend go do a search
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