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Old 10-15-2015, 09:01 PM   #1
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Problem after lowering mk3

Feeling a little defeated with this modification right about now. I recently lowered my car on eibach sportlines, st front struts, and titanium handling package rear shocks. I've noticed recently that every time I pull out or pull in on an angled parking spot with a curb I get a loud creak/clunk coming from the front end. Even if I back out and the rear wheel drops first I can hear the front end make a noise. I seem to get a quiter noise on flat surface, when I'm making a tight turn as well. I'm not sure if they're related or not.
I need to go in and triple check the tq on all the bolts again but they were all double checked prior to finalizing the project. Does this sound like a loose sway bar issue? My biggest fear would be the top strut nut being loose which would mean the entire assemblies would have to come out and a realignment would have to be done.

'13 Oxford White Hatch 5-speed
Toms Tune, Steeda intake, 63mm throttle body, e-focus rmm, eibach sportlines, Steeda rear sway bar, 180 t-stat, FSWerks Stealth Exhaust
Hatch Nation#24 172whp 157wtq
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