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Twitchy rear end! 2.8Q avant

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Audidave, May 3, 2010.

  1. Audidave
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    [May 3, 2010]
    when in a fast sweeping bend the rear of my car feels unstable (worn bushes)?
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    [May 3, 2010]
    worn bushes, alignment, rear tie bar/upright bent.
    remarkably soft and bendy if you have ever had a knock or kerb or pot hole
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    Bushes then alignment would be my estimation, i made a different car out of mine by just getting the alignment done. Only one wheel out of the 4 was in spec....
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    Most B5's will be in need of a new set of bushes all round, simply due to their age, So i'd be tempted to throw a set of bushes at it and get the alignment done.

    Would probably be worth doing the front arms too.
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    would you suggest uprated(poly bushes) or oe rubber? i don't want to hear loads of road noise!
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    OE rubber, too many unknown side effects with the poly bushes imo.
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