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    Cool *big Problem With Lowering*

    Hi all,

    i had my car lowered (just springs) 40mm all round and carried on using standard shocks and since i put them on i have had a banging/clicking noise from my front left wheel!! now i dont have standard rims or discs so could that affect it??? the noise is on that one wheel only and is there every time i go over a bump or a divit in the road or anything that has a slight uneven surface to be honest!!

    someone said my shock absorber is gone?? is this the problem??
    someone also said that where the springs are so close together they bang and i should get some sleeves on them???
    any advice?? all appreciated!!lol

    i have tried making it bounce lol but cant reli tell! whould it be obvious if shock absorbers gone? would it bounce really noticeably??

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    you can tell if its your shocks cos the car will keep bouncing for a while and will feel like your on a boat. push down hard on whichever corner it is and if its ok it will be firm and only bounce once or so. if it keeps bouncing up and down its the shock.

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    sounds like a drop link mate about £15 to replace ... if it was your shock like said it would be bouncyyyy.

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    Worth checking the top of your struts and see the nuts are done up. Can come loose if not done tight enough.

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    Anyone Else Got An Idea?? Just Want As Many Answers As Possible So Can Start Elimannating Problems?

    Anyone Else Had This Or Heard Of This Problem?

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    Drop link is a good place to start, mine were doing the same thing, knocking like crazy!

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