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spatton1
07-20-2012, 12:28 PM
01 V6 gt coupe. 200k miles The my sway bar links are good and alignment was good struts seem fine but..... when im driving on highway and lets say go over a bridge my car does this number the whole body seems to sway to one side then recenter its self Im just worried b/c i mean you guys know how expensive these tires can get for these things.

2000 GT Coupe
07-20-2012, 12:37 PM
01 V6 gt coupe. 200k miles The my sway bar links are good and alignment was good struts seem fine but..... when im driving on highway and lets say go over a bridge my car does this number the whole body seems to sway to one side then recenter its self Im just worried b/c i mean you guys know how expensive these tires can get for these things.

What size rims and tires do you have?

Some of the effect could be what I believe is called tram-lining (not sure on spelling here) Low profile tires seem to catch in the depressions on the roadway and pull you to one side then the other.

spatton1
07-20-2012, 01:50 PM
Stock GA Rims and They are Goodyears Eagle gts stock tire size tires have less than 3000 miles already re aligned and balanced

spatton1
07-20-2012, 01:51 PM
16s

UndeadGods
07-20-2012, 03:07 PM
Get front+back strut brace bars. They help out a lot!

spatton1
07-20-2012, 03:50 PM
thanks!

2000 GT Coupe
07-20-2012, 08:53 PM
Stock size are still low profile but larger sidewall then typical for tram-lining but you did say it was mainly over bridges so there could be more surface depressions that account for it.

AaronGTR
07-21-2012, 01:59 PM
Get front+back strut brace bars. They help out a lot!


That doesn't have anything to do with the problem he is having though, and would not solve his issue.

When a car is doing something it shouldn't, throwing aftermarket parts on it is not always the answer.

spatton1
07-21-2012, 02:14 PM
well i mean its 200k miles and they look stock so I mean it couldnt hurt for those quick mounts and yes it manily over bridges. now if I buy the quick mounts with coil and strut do i need to realign car?

unchained_01
07-21-2012, 05:24 PM
yes the car will need an alignment but i would check some other things first
Like sway bar links and lateral arm bushings something is very loose or your running on an old steel bridge and loosing traction I have been thru Vienna WV and you cant drive like its the indy 500 lol

spatton1
07-21-2012, 08:50 PM
lol it seems to be happening only on the highways around 70 to 80 shop said sway bar links are good so the lateral arm bushing? is that when u jack the car and shake the tire up and down and side to side if so did that seemed fine.

spatton1
07-21-2012, 08:55 PM
man i should just drive to cumberland and let you check it out for me XD Hell i dont care if its 200 miles.