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Old 01-23-2013, 06:49 PM   #8
thenorm
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What I Drive: '04 liquid grey ZX3, built for FSP

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Originally Posted by Kapazza View Post
A new passenger side lower control arm, wheel bearing, 4-wheel alignment, frame alignment, and $440 later, and the shimmy problem still exists at 30-40 mph. It's better, but not resolved. I'm going to try it out at highway speeds, but most likely this car is going back on the market.
could still be a bad bushing somewhere in the rear or it could be too much toe in.

What were the alignment specs that the car actually is. The Ford "spec" are very broad, and would allow situations where swaying could happen. These cars really prefer to have zero (or very very close to) rear toe in the rear.
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