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Vette Stability (Read 32 times)
Apr 13th, 2019 at 8:21pm

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After more then a year of not driving the vette, I cranked her up and went for a spin. Crusing the interstate at about 65, I hit a slight bump and it felt like I was going to lose it. The rear of the car shifted first right then left. Scared the "H" out of me. Don't recall what the front end was doing. So realized that it had been some time since I had changed the shocks. So I did that this morning.While under I noticed the leaf spring cushions needed help.so I ordered a set. Took her out stayed on surface street same thing happened when ever I hit a bump. Any ideas on the cause and a fix will be greatly appreciated.THANKS, Joevette
 
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Reply #1 - Apr 14th, 2019 at 6:15am

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I would put it on a lift & check pretty much everything, from ball joints to frt bearings & all the steering linkage. If it has a steering damping shock that could be the problem too. In the rear make sure the trailing arm bushings are tight & the leaf spring is secure in the middle & both ends. Check the bushing on your rear struts if your rear wheels go out at the bottom more than 1/4"..they are bad. Let us know what you find.
Alan Smiley
 
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