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does anybody know how to fix the rear of my 4th gen camaro suspension lean.


Sun Mar 18, 2012 10:36 pm
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A good rear sway bar will do it!

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Will that work. The car when it is sitting the passenger side is lower than the driver side.
Please let me know what I can do about that. Thanks.


Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:21 am
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Put your equivalent weight on the driver side and see if it levels. If not then it could be worn springs or worse the general wear of the unibody. Other possiblities too like worn or missing insulator on one side.


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Check for anything in the rear suspension being broken or missing

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Every thing is good underneath. I thought
It was my shocks so I changed them and still
Leaning.


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Replacing shocks won't affect the car if it leans. Its the springs that would be the cause and or as noted a worn out or missing spring isolator. Just be aware that when adding new springs it might jack the rearend up making it look "raked" as the fronts will be lower over the years.

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The problem I am having is while driving
And going over a little bump the tire is
Rubbing the fender.Only on the passenger
Rear.


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95camaroZ28 wrote:
The problem I am having is while driving
And going over a little bump the tire is
Rubbing the fender.Only on the passenger
Rear.


Is the rear end centered? Might need an adjustable ph-rod.

My iroc used to have the same issue. Pass side.

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95camaroZ28 wrote:
The problem I am having is while driving
And going over a little bump the tire is
Rubbing the fender.Only on the passenger
Rear.



worn spring(s)

spring pushes the car up, while the shocks dampen the rebound. If you go on a bump the weight of the car pushes the springs down if its worn or too low it will give in too much and hit the tire


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:stupid We had that problem with our 96, cut the sidewall of the tire pretty bad too on us, grrr, put in new MOOG rear springs and never had a problem again

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Daz wrote:
Put your equivalent weight on the driver side and see if it levels. If not then it could be worn springs or worse the general wear of the unibody. Other possiblities too like worn or missing insulator on one side.

This was the deal with mine, couldn't figure it out then sat in the drivers seat and had my dad measure and it was near perfect.

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MParks wrote:
Daz wrote:
Put your equivalent weight on the driver side and see if it levels. If not then it could be worn springs or worse the general wear of the unibody. Other possiblities too like worn or missing insulator on one side.

This was the deal with mine, couldn't figure it out then sat in the drivers seat and had my dad measure and it was near perfect.


so maybe both of his is worn because its not supposed to hit the tires


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it doesnt hit both tires only the passenger side rear.


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when a spring is worn it doesnt only get weak but sometimes the length or height gets smaller.


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