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Old 10-11-2012, 09:45 AM   #107
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Originally Posted by pablo94sc View Post
Nope. I wanted and got the 16" wheels. Going over decent bumps and pot holes at speed the car had a little bounce, but nothing that other cars wouldn't suffer. The car feels fairly planted at all times except the rain and around corners at speed, but that's because the factory tires are crap. New tires will likely alleviate most of your concerns. Do the tires first, and if the issue persists consult the dealer.

Of course, it's impossible to diagnose suspension issues over the internet. I'd have to drive the car over the same road and at the same speeds as you to know what you're experiencing.
Did you get the steel or alloy wheels? If alloy, maybe the lower unsprung weight makes a big difference. If you have the steel wheels (and your ride seems better than mine over bumps), I will have the dealer look at it. I think there's a rattle from the front suspension when I hit a sharp bump like a road-cut, so maybe one of the struts is defective, and that's been the problem all along ...
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