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Lowering Springs Question

do lowering springs make clunking sounds when going over bumps? or are they clean, and no noise?

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Good chance it's only your endlinks. It'll make a 'tock tock' sound when hitting a bump. Cheap, easy fix. Moog's are most often recommended.

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Ya only time my springs make noise is in the rear when pulling out of my driveway because they bind. Other than that they don't make noise.
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Ya only time my springs make noise is in the rear when pulling out of my driveway because they bind. Other than that they don't make noise.
like bumps?

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No just I have a high curb and I take it at an angle so my rear axle on side is fully compressed while the other is fully uncompressed. Springs shouldnt make noise unless they bind which never happens really.
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No just I have a high curb and I take it at an angle so my rear axle on side is fully compressed while the other is fully uncompressed. Springs shouldnt make noise unless they bind which never happens really.
so it's normal to clank or whatever?

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No if your just driving down the road your springs shouldn't be making noise
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Shouldn't make noises if you're just driving normally without bumps
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Shouldn't make noises if you're just driving normally without bumps
no no no I mean with bumps :p

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Unless the spring has a broken coil or your struts are blown and/or your car is bottoming out then there should be no noise from the springs or struts (stock or aftermarket) ...Common issues that make noise are your endlinks or the control arm bushings with the Cobalts and G5's
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