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Old 01-23-2013, 07:54 PM   #11
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A strut is a damper thats been designed such that it is a loaded link of the suspension.
Essentially functions as a double wishbone, with the upper arm being infinitely long.
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Old 03-01-2013, 01:59 AM   #12
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Well, I ended up going with a conservative strategy. I put Monroe Sensa-Trac shocks in the back. Two tires were nearly new, so I bought two matching ones. I also did an alighment on it. Overall, it is a pretty big improvement, the car sits on the road much nicer now.

I have no doubt that upgrading to SVT stuff would give an even bigger handling boost, but for now, get it close to what it was originally is pretty good.

Thanks for all the help.
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Well, I ended up going with a conservative strategy. I put Monroe Sensa-Trac shocks in the back. Two tires were nearly new, so I bought two matching ones. I also did an alighment on it. Overall, it is a pretty big improvement, the car sits on the road much nicer now.

I have no doubt that upgrading to SVT stuff would give an even bigger handling boost, but for now, get it close to what it was originally is pretty good.

Thanks for all the help.
How 'bout the front struts?
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Old 03-01-2013, 03:42 PM   #14
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How 'bout the front struts?
yeah, those fronts have seen 140k miles and 10+ years of use, they cant be doing a great job dampening these days
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not to mention being a strange imbalance in the way the suspension will work.
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