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Do I need to change shock? My GS350 61k now. I feel the shock is a little bit hard.

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Old 10-31-12, 10:23 AM   #1
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Do I need to change shock? My GS350 61k now. I feel the shock is too hard. not comfortable as the ES350.
Do you have the same feeling?
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Old 10-31-12, 10:26 AM   #2
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What are your tire pressures? Have you adjusted them lately?
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Are u comparing es350 to gs350? One is soft the other one is sporty obviously its gonna be harder.
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if a shock is bad, it would feel softer
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if a shock is bad, it would feel softer
+1 a stiff shock last a lot longer than a soft comfy shock, take a while longer for them to bottom out
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Well noted and thanks all.
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Just a note... If your tire gauge is messed up, the ride can get harsh because the tires could be overinflated and not indicate as such. Also, using summer tires in freezing or near freezing temperatures can have adverse effects on ride quality as well; usually within the first few minutes of driving a cold car.

The tire is a spring and has to be accounted for in the circuit between the road and the chassis.
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Old 11-02-12, 12:44 AM   #8
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If worse comes to worse, your tires should be choppin' up pretty badly. That also indicates bad struts.... This is followed by that whomping noise that some people witness while driving.
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Rear struts sc 300
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