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post #1 of 25 Old 10-02-2009, 09:46 AM Thread Starter
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I don't know anything about suspension, please help.

What is this? I can rotate this by hand about 40*. Probably what is making the noise when I go over bumps.


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Thats ur upper tie rod. Uh does it only twist? 1 sec I got a vid cuase I thought mine was bad. One sec

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This what its doing? This is just the other end of it.

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Yes, that's what it's doing. Here's a few more pics to show how much I can twist it.





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So how bad is this? Does this need to be fixed RIGHT NOW, or can it wait a week until I have more money?

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It can wait. Actually its not that bad. As long as it only twist. The bump noise your getting is probably your sway bar busings.

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ok thanks. What/where is the sway bar? (like I said in the title, I don't know chit about suspensions)

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hmm its hard to explain. Any way you could PM ur number and I could send you a pic of it?

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That tie rod is supposed to twist. That's why it has ball type joint in it. Look here for sway bar info.

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pm sent.....

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