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Old 01-18-2012, 05:56 PM   #1
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Lowered on stock bolts, rides like crap. Help!

I lowered my vette on the stock bolts and they cut the rear bushings, I want it back to stock because it rides like complete crap and I hate it, I dont even use it much because of this reason. Here is my question does anybody know where to get the stock bushings or what part number they are? I want my nice ride back. Thanks guys.
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I lowered my vette on the stock bolts and they cut the rear bushings, I want it back to stock because it rides like complete crap and I hate it, I dont even use it much because of this reason. Here is my question does anybody know where to get the stock bushings or what part number they are? I want my nice ride back. Thanks guys.
You could keep the ride height where it is but you will need to get a "Bump Steer" kit.

I had the same problem with my vette when I first bought it. The last owner cut the bushings and lowered it as far as it would go. It would dart around on road irregularities and I would experience bump understeer, which is scary at those speeds.

The front tie rods geometry is off and need to be lengthened to be functional again.

Baer and West coast corvette both sell bump steer kits for the C5.

This will work!

http://www.westcoastcorvette.com/p-4...2-c5c6z06.aspx
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I lowered my vette on the stock bolts and they cut the rear bushings, I want it back to stock because it rides like complete crap and I hate it, I dont even use it much because of this reason. Here is my question does anybody know where to get the stock bushings or what part number they are? I want my nice ride back. Thanks guys.
Don't waste your money trying to get the oem bushing, just get a set of COILOVERS and you will be able to lower your car with comfort rides.
The coilovers give you the potential to adjust your ride height to your likeness and still mentain the factory ride or even softer than factory. Pfadt coilovers.
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