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Old 05-26-2011, 08:26 AM   #1
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Clanking suspension

I just installed bilstein sport shocks and H&R sport springs and now I have this clanking noise that seems to come from the right passenger side. Are there any common things it could be? I'm gonna get in there and make sure the sway bar link is tight tonight, but after that the only thing I can think of is bad strut mounts...
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Old 05-26-2011, 09:16 AM   #2
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It could be your spring not seated properly?

Hope you find what it is!
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Old 05-26-2011, 09:58 AM   #3
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I suppose it could be since I am by far not a professional but I enjoy having man days and just wrenching on the car and drinking a few. I'll post a pic when I get a chance.
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I know exactly what you mean mate, it's good fun.

I just did my suspension on Konis and Eibach springs, was hoping the whole time I wouldn't get any clunks or anything. Turns out the drop made the bushes squeak a little bit. I guess because of the extra strain.
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Does anyone have close up pictures of how the spring should be seated?

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Old 09-21-2011, 12:26 AM   #6
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I just installed bilstein sport shocks and H&R sport springs and now I have this clanking noise that seems to come from the right passenger side. Are there any common things it could be? I'm gonna get in there and make sure the sway bar link is tight tonight, but after that the only thing I can think of is bad strut mounts...
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