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After the repairs :S

Peter89

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MY CAR said:
1990 S2 VN WAGON
A few months back i clipped a parked car cuz of a truck. the problem was the front left wheel got caught (probably cuz of large rims and tyres) and it destroyed the front LHS suspension/steering.

It got all repaired for $680, so not too bad.

however, driving the car now feels like ****. the steering is looser then paris hilton, i dont feel safe driving it above 80 and overall it just doesn't handle like it used to. could all be in my head but i doubt it. i use to enjoy cruising along the freeway @ 100 but now i dislike it.

i checked under the car but i cant see anything bent or broken. only 2 bushes, the RHS front and rear but they would likely to have been worn like that for ages.

what do you think is the likely cause of the problems?
 

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steering rack, ball joints, tierods, radius bushes, bad wheel alignment - could be any of these.
 

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a lot of **** was replaced. ill have to find the list and post it.
 

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If all the suspension was fixed, then it sounds like you need an alignemnt. If you have a lot of toe-out, the steering will be flighty and more responsive to changes in the road surface.
 

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Take it to a front end specialist and get them to give you a report on it .
 

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that's the best they could do.

what you guys think now?
 
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camber wouldnt have been done cause most places want new strut mounting bolts to adjust it, they wouldnt do mine unless i gave em new bolts
 
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