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Rear drivers side, photo taken from trunk


Both bolts are on, and tight. but one is not aligned with the upper shock tower assembly. If you look closely you can see the bolt in the back is not through the bracket at all.
Could this have been missed at the factory? Would this affect ride quality?

I have always suspected that my girl had been hit on her rear quarter, though the PO/Original Owner denied any accident there's been a few clues to suggest otherwise.
 

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Yes surely that would affect ride quality but I'm surprised that no stress is showing on the other side. I'd fix that immediately.

Doubt the factory did that ... but nothing likely to do with being hit in the back just lazy shock replacement, maybe?
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i can't help but think: if i'm going through the trouble of compressing the spring and disassembling the suspension in the back, maybe now's a good time to put some new components in what might be a 29 year old suspension?


Car does sit kind of high, noticeably high
 

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Much obliged psk and La_strega_nera

I'll get to it before I get her on the road again
 

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much obliged folks, it was as easy as you said it would be. In fact, other than putting gas in the car, this may have been the easiest thing I've done so far.


Regards,
Fib
 
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