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Old 08-26-2014, 06:43 AM
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hey guys, have not drove my car in like 6 weeks and now that i have it running again, my steering seams loose, like the road really throws me around. so i really need to to get this fixed because i drive for about an hour each way twice a week to go to school. my suspension is stock other than my eibach lowering springs, car has 126k and is all stock as far as i know. i was thinking maybe ball joint or tie rods need replaced? any suggestions?
 
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Old 08-26-2014, 07:33 AM
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Did you get an alignment after lowering?

You have the right idea on parts to check though. Jack it up and start checking things out. Maybe some worn bushings on parts.
 
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Old 08-29-2014, 08:43 AM
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Originally Posted by ChibiBlackSheep View Post
Did you get an alignment after lowering?

You have the right idea on parts to check though. Jack it up and start checking things out. Maybe some worn bushings on parts.
I had it aligned two days after I lowered it
 
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Old 08-29-2014, 09:17 AM
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Did you check tire pressure after the car sat for 6 weeks? The most common causes I see that make a car act the way you describe is improper tire inflation, outer tie rod ends, worn lower control arm bushings or worn struts.
 
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Probably inflation of air imo
 
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