Poor Ride Quality Facelift EK9


dhdavectr

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If the rtas are hard race, yeah I'd swap them out first.
 


elchunk

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could be that when they were installed they were tightened up when the car wasn't at ride height, wouldn't describe them as being crashy though. :confused:
 


krysiz

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I've also heard that there are different grades of Hard Race bushings. These seem like they could be some of the hardest available.
 


TomArnoy

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Nope, not any different grades for the suspension bushings :)

I have the full Hardrace bushing kit in my car with yellow Koni's and Eibach Pro springs and i love the way my car feels. It's stiff, but the car responds so well!
 


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You bought the wrong car if comfort is a concern.
 


Biscuit

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Why did you buy an EK9? Seems like you'd have been better off with a diesel Astra...
 


J Male

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have you driven a type r before? My EP3 is completely standard and many people I take out in it complain about the ride quality as they are used to normal cars
 


jesse888

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could be that when they were installed they were tightened up when the car wasn't at ride height, wouldn't describe them as being crashy though. :confused:
This is probably the answer. Would put the bushes under extra tension before even seeing a bump. This makes it a lot more bouncy than they should be. Just give this ago before buying anything or selling the car.
 



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