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Old 01-13-2012, 01:07 PM   Thread Starter #1
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Default Bouncy Ride After Lowering Springs Installed

Im not sure if I like this. I have Megan racing springs installed and the ride is super bouncy. Is it suppose to be like this or us it just an install error??
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Iam not sure someone with them will chime in soon
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If you mean that the car height follows every ripple/bump in the road, then that is normal. That's what happens when you tighten up the suspension. If you mean that the car literally bounces down the road and the suspension never settles...then you have bad shocks/struts.
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The first couple weeks after I installed my shocks/springs, I equated my ride to that of a go-kart. I've also heard some people say that cars with stiff suspension ride like a "surfboard". If this is what you are experiencing, that it is normal. I'm now used to it, and I love it!!!
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Default Re: Bouncy Ride After Lowering Springs Installed

I've had cars with lowering springs before and never this stiff..it felt like I have coilover that adjusted to track setting lol. Anyone have same springs like I have??
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Default Re: Bouncy Ride After Lowering Springs Installed

well if they were installed correctly ,

usually there's a break-in period for them to settle down, you will get more of a bounce esp with using a OEM struts.

the other thing it could be is the spring rate on Megan's

Hopefully someone else with the same springs can chime in their input.
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Can you upload pictures of the drop?
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Pic come soon..i dunno how to upload here from my phone
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K I'll do that
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Default Re: Bouncy Ride After Lowering Springs Installed

Hey Indo-Chef, not sure if you have the same springs like I do (I got the Megan for Altimas). You indicated you got Megan Racing....

If you got what I got, like Hawaii says, it may be bad struts (if you're running oem). Mine is very stiff. Doesn't bounce-but not sure what your definition of bounce is. Give us a little more intel.

BTW-If you do have the Megan Altimas like I do, we are the minority up in here, but hopefully you'll learn to like yours as I really do mine....
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I've check the struts and no leaks so I assume it just need to settle. Thanks for all your input..i really appreciate it. Pics come soon. I promise!!!
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The first couple weeks after I installed my shocks/springs, I equated my ride to that of a go-kart. I've also heard some people say that cars with stiff suspension ride like a "surfboard". If this is what you are experiencing, that it is normal. I'm now used to it, and I love it!!!
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I've check the struts and no leaks so I assume it just need to settle. Thanks for all your input..i really appreciate it. Pics come soon. I promise!!!
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