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shocks bottom out when braking on a bumps??

This is a discussion on shocks bottom out when braking on a bumps?? within the General Help forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; well i drive over this bump all the time but i had to hit the brakes while going over it ...

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    shocks bottom out when braking on a bumps??

    well i drive over this bump all the time but i had to hit the brakes while going over it one time and i mean the whole car felt like it hit a ICE BERG. ive noticed it on the rear too like when i gun it around a curve and hit a bump. but everytime a go over that same bump w/o braking its fine

    is this just a f body thing??

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    Yeah, you don't want to be on the brakes hard with any car while hitting a bump or pothole.

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    i know its just ever soo slightly and it still seems like it smacks supper hard. i only have mid 30,000 miles on car soo i know there not that badd

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    Quote Originally Posted by greatwhiteZ28 View Post
    i know its just ever soo slightly and it still seems like it smacks supper hard. i only have mid 30,000 miles on car soo i know there not that badd
    Yes, mine will do it to.
    I drive on a road everyday where right by the stop sign, the road has sort of a speed bump but not. I have to brake before I hit it because it will shake the shit outta my car.

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    might be normal but sure as hell gives me a shock about every 2 months ....

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