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Odd suspension issue

Old 09-14-2010, 06:02 AM
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Odd suspension issue

Hey guys, recently acquired a 78 280z with a 383 sbc and th400. After bringing her home i noticed 2 issues. First the pass side in the rear seems to sag a bit. That ddn't seem like a big deal(perhaps bad strut). Then i noticed the pass. side tire sits more forward than the driver side. It actually hits the fender well toward the front near the body. It will only hit it during driving. When it is just sitting it's fine, but the gap is noticeable. Now i had the car up on a rack at a local shop and we noticed one of the a arm bushings on the pass side (forward one) was def. flatter than the driver. I don;t see how this would cause the whole hub to be sitting more forward. Is this possible or can a bad strut cause it? Any help would be great.
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Old 09-14-2010, 09:18 PM
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Your problem was probably cause by all that extra torque on a system designed for less hp. Something is bent or torn loose. Check the A arm where it mounts.
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