Tag Archives: Suspension

Sway Bar Link Mistake

Almost all cars have sway bars, a long piece of metal running from one side of the car to the other. They tie each side of the suspension together to lessen body roll during cornering. Most cars have one in … Continue reading

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Check Old Honda Subframes

Looking at buying an older Honda? Good choice, but make sure you get it checked out thoroughly.

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My Car: Pre-Road Trip Work

I’m heading out on a road trip today, so over the last couple weeks I’ve gotten some work done on my car to get it ready.

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Be Careful With Curbs

A pretty new Accord came into the shop, owner said they hit a curb.

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Broken Tie Rod

Steering and suspension parts have to be very strong for all the abuse they take over the lifetime of a car, so when they bend or break it’s usually impressive.

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My Car: Day-Off Debacle

This one had been in the planning stage for months, and I finally got the chance to do the work. And it didn’t go well.

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Double-Nutted Tie Rod

Most suspension parts are held together by nut and bolt combinations, but there are a few that are just a nut on a stud, usually ball joints and outer tie rod ends. To make sure the nut can’t come loose, … Continue reading

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