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Not necessarily a bad suspension. I am not going to claim it is one specific thing because there are so many things it could be. Here are a few things to check in the rear of the car to find out what is going in; Check the obvious suspension parts as best you can while it is on the ground and while jacked up. Could be shocks, sway bar components, ...


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There are several things that could be causing the knocking sound from the rear suspension. My first guess was worn out bushings allowing metal-to-metal contact, broken sway bar end-links, or worn out shock mounts (top or bottom). If you can, pop the rear tire off and inspect the suspension mounts for cracked rubber or worn out parts. If there are multiple ...


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After some reading, it appears Jeantaud's mechanism uses shorter lever arms to acheive a more accurate effect. However, both mechanisms (Ackerman and Jeantaud) are sensitive to a number of things, wheelbase, speed, and body roll from suspension travel - namely toe changes (and to a lesser extent camber changes). Mechanically these mechanisms are quite the ...


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OK, so if you've got four worn out struts / shocks, and you only replace the front two your car's gonna ride like a camel with a python latched onto it's nuts. That's pretty much how my 626 rode after replacing just the front struts. I just changed the rear struts and it's like a whole new car. I can't believe the difference.


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You will need to make several changes to the frame Currently your rear subframe is bossed and strengthened considerably as all of the absorbed energy from road undulations is transferred from your swingarm to the rear subframe, underneath your seat and tail section. With a cantilever swingarm you will need a rear single shock mount point. You would need ...


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Relax! Your car is designed to take MUCH MUCH more substantial punishment than what you have explained here. It is very difficult to determine the suspension travel distance of a particular car but be rest assured, since you have a fairly new car this small incident should not be something you should be worried about. For instance, I have almost done a ...


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My car is Renault Clio Campus 1.5 dci 2007, front Left Coil spring is broken. I bought 2 and changed the broken one today. it seems ok but I am going to change the other tomorrow. I did not get any help it took 2-3 hours to remove and replace the spring because the I had to compress it manually. with hand tools. it is only 3 bolts (nuts) need to be taken. ...



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