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bad camry suspension

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by beastlytaco, Sep 19, 2008.

  1. Sep 19, 2008 at 5:24 PM
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    beastlytaco

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    Okay, i know its not a tacoma, but its a camry. My buddys 02 camry bottomed out today on a speed bump. thing is he wasnt going that fast. like 5 mph tops. anyway i got out under the car and there was a big dent on his muffler. i told him there was nothing major to be worried about except the dent. but could his shocks or struts be bad. I thought it was struts but i dont know for sure so any help would be appreciated.
     
  2. Sep 19, 2008 at 5:37 PM
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    Does the car bounce alot after bumps?
     
  3. Sep 19, 2008 at 5:39 PM
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    well thats what i did see. i took the trunk and pushed down on it. it bounced several times. Thats what lead me to believe it was struts
     
  4. Sep 19, 2008 at 5:40 PM
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    Shocks/struts are bad, have him change out the bump stops too.
     
  5. Sep 19, 2008 at 5:41 PM
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    yeah ill definetly tell him tomorrow. what are bump stops??
     
  6. Sep 19, 2008 at 5:52 PM
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    They are rubber 'shoes' on the underbody right above the axles that stop the tires/axles from smashing into the underbody during a bottom out
     
  7. Sep 20, 2008 at 7:24 AM
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    Does he have fat friends?
     
  9. Sep 20, 2008 at 8:28 AM
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    uh no not at all. Hes like 6'6. we just had like 4 people in it yesterday and it uh well bottomed out on his muffler
     
  10. Sep 21, 2008 at 9:54 PM
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    The dent in the muffler won't hurt anything. If it's a HUGE dent it might cause a little extra backpressure and lose a little power, but if it's a Camry with blown shocks, I doubt he's too worried about a couple of horsepower.
     
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