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After hitting a curb, besides alignment, what else should be checked for damage

I'm positive the alignment is shot- so that's the first repair. But what else might be a potential problem, in theory? (Not asking for a diagnosis over the internet- just wanting to get a general ...
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2.5" or 3" Lift - Do I need to replace control arms (Jeep // For offroading)

Hey so I have a 2020 Jeep Gladiator (Sport S). I want to do a 2.5" or 3" lift to help with clearance (approach / breakover angles specifically) but if I do I'm wondering if I should replace ...
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What are the benefits of lowering a vehicle for racing

Lowering a vehicle affects many aspects related to suspension geometry and aerodynamics. I am trying to understand these phenomena better. Note that although my question sounds like an opinion, it's ...
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1960s Race Car Rear Suspension Question [closed]

As you can see in the pictures below they dont have a double wishbone setup but instead they have this weird setup. Why did they use something like this instead of double wishbones back then and why ...
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What are the Pros and Cons of Center Takeoff vs. End Takeoff Rack and Pinion?

As the title suggests I'm trying to establish the pros and cons of Center takeoff R&P vs End takeoff? Thank you for your time.
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Vehicle Ride Height

Car is 2008 Audi A4 2.0T S Line. It appears to sit lower than other cars (standard edition, not S Line) that I've seen around town. I want to change out shocks and struts as I suspect they are ...
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Can I damage motorcycle's geometry with too tight straps?

The motorcycle was tied with ratchet straps in the front by the fork from both sides and in the rear by the swing arm from both sides (shown in red marks on the image below). The problem is that ...
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Suspension bouncing left and right

I have a 1995 Acura legend and it was a project car to replace all suspension parts, bushings etc. basically I started with the rear suspension, replaced everything there including struts and bushings ...
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Steering wheel won't align straight after turning - 2007 Honda Jazz

My friend bought a 10-y.o. Honda Jazz recently (Honda Fit in the U.S. AFAIK). Normally, after turning, the wheels should "align themselves" straight thanks to suspension geometry - in his car, you ...
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