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Old 06-24-2010, 05:53 AM   #21
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Please tell me you were joking.
Maybe he meant stray sluts?
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Old 06-24-2010, 02:58 PM   #23
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Yeah, I really don't think he did....
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I also am buying coilovers within the week. How can I test if any of my bushings are bad? Like fcab and rtab? And which ever others you guys suggest. I'm at 130k miles.

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If they have not been replaced at that mileage, it is worth it to swap them anyways. However, the best way is with a visual check.
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Are there any other bushings for the rear besides the RSMs? I have a clunking noise and my tech said that a bushing was going bad but I forgot which one he said it was...
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Is it necessary to replace front strut mounts as well?
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Is it necessary to replace front strut mounts as well?
Yes, I would. The front strut mount has bearings and are prone to fail over time. Its only $30 a side from Pelican Parts.
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Are there any other bushings for the rear besides the RSMs? I have a clunking noise and my tech said that a bushing was going bad but I forgot which one he said it was...

Possibly Control Arm Bushings? Definitely replace RSM's first.
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Thanks for the tips. I'm gonna inspect all the bushings when I'm instaling the coilovers. But for now I've got meyle HD rsms on the way.
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