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    noticed for past few days when i hit a bump in the road it feels like the back of the car moves side to side,what could cause such a feeling?iv had the rear upper arm replaced.
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    Check anti roll bar bushes

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    ok dude,can you tell me how to check them?im not that clued up mechanical but i can do it if guided in the right direction.
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    How long ago did you replace the rear upper arm and did you do both? Check for broken springs too.

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    yup i done both of them,approx 3 months ago..i will check the springs.
    i plan to buy coilovers for it,but wana solve this first,lol

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    if the springs/bushes/arms are ok, go and get a full all whell alignment check done..... thats what cured mine !

    al.

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    Were the upper control arms cheap ones by any chance? Cheap ones don't last tbh. Check for a duff shocker too as that can give a floaty sensation

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    eh na i got em from dingbro..usualy realy good stuff.il get it on the ramp tomorrow see if i can find anything.

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    I had similar on mine also same feeling at high speed (scary) that took a while to find, bushes on FRONT wishbones.

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    Its your rear shockers mate,both the UCA and Rear ARB will knock when cornering trust me...change em

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