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    Default Handling loosing sharpness..

    I had a longish journey yesterday with a full car(5 guys and 5 sets of golf clubs) and i noticed the handling off the car wasn't as good as it has previously been in this situation. The car felt as if it was wandering a little and pretty bouncy at the rear TBH. Its due me spending some money on the suspention as its @ 58kmiles and all original parts apart from eibach springs..

    What should i change guys and what do you recommend i put on?

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    Probably upper control arms on their way out.

    I've got irmscher suspension. And been told their same/ are bilstein shocks so of recommended the shocks if they are. Think someone said their the same as b6s

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    Probably upper control arms on their way out.

    I've got irmscher suspension. And been told their same/ are bilstein shocks so of recommended the shocks if they are. Think someone said their the same as b6s

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    Are you on about the wishbones? Might call the dealer tomorrow and see how much they are at trade..?

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    I was also thinking off changing the bushes..

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/POWERFLEX-...ht_4572wt_1037

    best place to buy, or eslewhere?

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    I was also thinking off changing the bushes..

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/POWERFLEX-...ht_4572wt_1037

    best place to buy, or eslewhere?

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    No rear upper control arms sometimes referred to as bannana arms

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    I thought you were on about the front, yup know what you mean

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    If you've got the cash you can get all the poly bushes for about 600 quid

    It would transform the cars handling. But unless you can do it yourself. The labour would be unreal

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    If you've got the cash you can get all the poly bushes for about 600 quid

    It would transform the cars handling. But unless you can do it yourself. The labour would be unreal

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