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everytime i take a hard corner the front tires dont grip at all, and i juz feel the handling isnt crisp at all...feels real loose...everytime i hit a bump i swear im still bouncing 5 seconds after i hit it LOL..

would lowering the front and keep the rear where it is help the front tire grip? i have no clue on any of this

i remember wen i had my 84 300zx, man i could take a hard turn going 35-40 and tires would stick real good, hardly any roll? i felt like speedracer in that car! LOL

anything i can do to help out the handling in this car?
 

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yea man sounds like yur suspension is whipped eibach pro kit springs and kyb gr2 shockn and struts all 4 corners will make her better than new again
 

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91z24 said:
jonbsosexy said:
everytime i hit a bump i swear im still bouncing 5 seconds after i hit it LOL..
Don't blame the car, just with that sentence, we can say that your suspension is junk.

Get some KYB and Eibach and we will talk again :wink:
haha u could b rite!! i have no idea wat the car is supposed to handle like cuz i got it like this!!

i guess i gotta upgrade it!! and then i hope my feelings for this car will change, haha!
 

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the car is 16 years old and probably has the original suspension on it if its bouncing that much.. you can't expect it to handle good.
time to get some new springs and struts, a good rear sway bar (can be found at the junkyard off Z24s/sunbird GTs) and some new poly bushings.
 

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yea the retta was like that b4 my bro put the new struts and shocks on with intrax springs now its like you feel every bump but it dont bounce and it will stick a turn like crazy....he has scared the shit outta me a couple times....btw falken tires rule and don't squeal at all when cornerin real hard....my 2 cents :pimp:
 

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I found that these cars in stock form would want to push through corners, and there's good reason for that, GM designed them that way!

It's a safety issue, a car traveling in a straight line is safer than a car spinning out of control.

One improvement that seemed to bring the car closer to nuetral was to install a 21mm rear sway bar from a Sunbird GT. This makes the rear a little looser, or at least it did in my case, placing more transfered weight on the outside front tire making it bite a bit more.

It does sound like you need new shocks and strust though if your car takes more than one bounce after the initial "hit" than these parts are worn out.
 
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