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This is a discussion on Suspension help please within the Suspension and Handling forums, part of the General Help category; So this weekend I installed the Eibach / Bilstein kit in my 2000 Firehawk. Got everything done as per the ...

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    So this weekend I installed the Eibach / Bilstein kit in my 2000 Firehawk. Got everything done as per the shop manuals ( and youtube ). I've done a couple third gens so I figured it would be easy. Took it for a drive and I can hear a suspension clunk on both front corners. Only hear it over bumps. Also, I can feel it slightly in the floor. I've retorqued all but the lower shock mounts. I will check those tomorrow. Any ideas what could be doing this ? What did I miss ?

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    I think I saw your post on FB. Did you check the shock nut? Did you tighten it with the spring compressed?

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    I did not post on FB, someone else with the same issue ? I tightened the top nuts with the springs compressed. Maybe not tight enough ? Good amount of threads showing on both sides, I remember that much.
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    Did you remember to put back in the rubber isolater?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SMWS6TA View Post
    Did you remember to put back in the rubber isolater?
    Meaning at the top where the nut is ? Or the bottom where the spring sits ?? Both in place.

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    There's a isolater that sits between the spring and the body.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SMWS6TA View Post
    There's a isolater that sits between the spring and the body.
    Yes, it's a two piece combo. It's all there. I'm stumped and annoyed with myself. I need an alignment anyway, so I'm thinking I'll have the shop check it out while it's there. Unless I can figure something out soon.

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    Is there a possibility that it could be the A-arms?
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    Pulled it all out again tonight. I re-compressed the springs and snugged down the shock shaft nuts. Solid as a rock now. That's all it was. I feel kinda dumb but relieved as well. Live and learn ! Thanks for the suggestions anyway guys.

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