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  1. Brand New Control Arms: Ball Joint Play?????

    Problems and Service
    I have a 2008 cobalt LT and I keep having ball joint problems. -Struts/both (entire strut replaced) FL under 6 months old. FR 15 months old -New swaybar bushing and end links:1 month old -New control arms: installed yesterday. -Front hubs: about a year old. -Front right spindle: Used...
  2. Brand New Control Arms Ball Joint Play??? 08'LT

    Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Tires
    I have a 2008 cobalt LT and I keep having ball joint problems. -Struts/both (entire strut replaced) FL under 6 months old. FR 15 months old -New swaybar bushing and end links:1 month old -New control arms: installed yesterday. -Front hubs: about a year old. -Front right spindle: Used...
  3. Megan Racing Lowering Springs

    Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Tires
    Hey everyone. I just installed new lower control arms and decided to lower the car as well. I go the Megan Racing ones and when I installed them, I had some issues. First, the rear springs didn't make contact from top to bottom when car was lifted with jacks. They just sag there. I had to have...
  4. Grinding

    Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Tires
    My car just had new tires put on the back of car and the back tires were rotated to the front a few weeks ago. Now, I am hearing grinding on the drivers front tire and the steering wheel shakes when coming to a stop. Also, i was rear-ended and had the car in the shop getting a new trunk...
  5. Car Drifts to the Left, Even After Alignment? Also Steering Wheel Feels Tighter After

    Problems and Service
    I have a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt with about 75k miles. It has mostly expressway miles and I noticed recently it pulls to the left slightly and I notice I have to keep putting pressure on the wheel to keep the car center. It's not horrible but enough to where if I let go of the steering wheel it...
  6. LSJ Throttle Body Orientation

    Engine Mods
    Hey guys, I have an LSJ throttle body & adapter plate that I'll be putting on my 2.2L Cobalt at some point, and I'm wondering what direction it needs to be installed, or if it matters. I found that someone else installed it as shown below, but that looks like it's put on sideways to me. Does...
  7. Camshaft Sprocket Placement - Timing Chain

    Problems and Service
    Hello all! I am currently working on a 2006 Chevy Cobalt with a 2.2l Ecotech engine. I am replacing the Timing Chain. I have the engine set at TDC on the Compression stroke on the #1 Cylinder (Closest to Camshaft Sprockets). I removed the old timing chain, and now I am in the process of...
  8. Anyone Use MOOG KCA382 Control Arm Caster Correction Kit

    Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Tires
    Just wondering if anyone ever used this kit. My caster is off about a difference of .83 degree positive on the right side passenger side compared to the left side driver side . I read around that it is typical to have the caster set +.5 degrees more on the right side passenger side. But mine is...
  9. Went Back to Stock Springs and Have a Question

    Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Tires
    After taking off my lowering springs I got my car aligned at Firestone and even though they have done a great job in the past it seems to still pull a little to the right. Could this be because I left the camber kit on my car and I need to swap that out for the stock bolts? Or do you think...
  10. Alignment that isnt aligned?

    Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Tires
    Ok, so many of you know I recently installed Eibach Sportlines to my 2.2L LS. When I first installed, the steering wheel was cocked to the right and driving straight. I went to get an alignment and after, it PULLED to the right. I then got it aligned AGAIN and they printed out all of the specs...
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