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Old 19th June 2007, 09:24   #1
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I seem to have a slight problem with the recent suspension setup for my Esteem, we re-did the complete setup, but i have spacers added as i have bigger tyres, the rear suspension always makes some noise when I'm driving alone, my question is it becuase of the spacers?
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Old 19th June 2007, 11:09   #2
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While adding spacers did you re-tensioned the springs? If not, then get it re-tensioned. Also check if the spacers have been seated properly.

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I seem to have a slight problem with the recent suspension setup for my Esteem, we re-did the complete setup, but i have spacers added as i have bigger tyres, the rear suspension always makes some noise when I'm driving alone, my question is it becuase of the spacers?
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How to re-tension the springs? do we need to stretch or pull? i'm not sure...
Yes i will get the Spacers checked one more time.
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Ok, got this sorted, it was the spacers which created all the problems.
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Old 9th January 2009, 14:43   #5
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Default esteem 98 carb spacers added

guys, my esteem have spacers added by the previous owner of the vehicle to accommodate bigger tires. Once my speedo cross 80km i get a feeling of traveling in a boat or ship & does not give me any confidence to push beyond 80.

Is this a problem due to the spacers? Would appreciate your help.

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@Mr.Bean: To begin with, take your car to a reputed tyre shop and get the toe checked out. Incorrect toe setting can have a major impact on the 'planted' feel of the car.
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