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hi, i had the same problem with my eibach pro springs...always a popping noise when hitting a small bump or a corner...so, after i had it checked by 2 diff. shops including lexus dealership, everything was tight...so i took em off...i now have my factory springs back on...such a smoother ride...i haven't been able to contact them here in the states...their numbers have been disconnected...can anyone help me?? i also have noticed that the front right of my car has been higher than the rest of the car since they lowered it...i think the place i took it to sucks....the front right is about .37 inches higher than the rest of the car...does anyone know what that could be...i'm guessing it an arm thats bent when they tried to install the eibach springs...something...i'm not sure...help, please!!!! its really annoying me...thanks

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Where do you live? I'm surprised you can't find anywhere that can help you with this.
 

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no...no one knows what is it...its soo weird...i live in dallas...texas.....i've been told its just settleing in...thats the way the car sits...and it might be a bad install...its all bullshit...i have no idea what it is....i need some help...i am gonna try to re-tighten the sway bar springs...i installed the factory springs....i hate the noise i used to get...i might have them re-installed later...maybe a year from now...until i can figure out what is wrong...thanks for the reply...
 

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Did you use your stock struts with your eibach springs? If so, they might have been blown. I doubt they can bend the arm while putting in the springs. The arm is pretty strong.
 

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other members have also heard popping noises with the lsportline springs. Perhaps there is a connection
I dont know, I have the eibachs and have no noises
 

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ya, i have checked it out myself today....i jacked it up and found out that the front right strut tower is bent...hmmm...i dont know how?? lol...the idiots at the place where i lowered it at...the part that is bent is where the spring sits on the bottom...i'm not a mechanoc, but i compared my bro's car to mine...(and his is completely stock)...and i noticed that either the strut tower is backsards somehow, or that it is bent pretty bad...hmmm...i'll keep ya'll posted....thanks...
 

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i'm taking the car in to the dealership today so they can check it out and warranty anything thats bad...will keep ya'll informed on what the problem is and how it might have happened...

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could it be a bushing that makes that noise?? like a squeking when i hit small bumps?? i HATE the noise!!! can someone please give me some input...cause i dont know much about suspension...could it be something isn't lubricated correctly?? or a bold is loose somewhere?? please help...
 
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could it be a bushing that makes that noise?? like a squeking when i hit small bumps?? i HATE the noise!!! can someone please give me some input...cause i dont know much about suspension...could it be something isn't lubricated correctly?? or a bold is loose somewhere?? please help...
my stock springs pop when i turn.

I also had the problem that one side was higher b/c when i jacked up the car i forgot to lift both sides evenly rather tahn just lifting one side... :oops:
 

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My car is at its highest in the rear passenger side and lowest at the front driver's side. Its common on our car to have the passenger side higher than the left.

Here's some info from a post by Simpdaddy ( http://www.is300.net/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=13361884 )

The corner weights of his car (before balancing) were:
LF-958 RF-893
LR-857 RR-779

So as you can see, this is an easy explaination of why the car leans like it does. must have been a side effect of converting it from a right hand drive to a left....
 

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hmmm...

this is soo weird...the dealer can't seem to fix the problem...they don't know anything about the cars they sell...i am very angry...the noise in the rear right side keeps getting louder everytime i get it back from them...they lie a lot...i don't have many choices left??

yeah, but when i checked my bros car...it is perfect...no leaning...it is all perfect...i think my car was perfect when i bought it...i think...i have pics of it...it might be a faulty spring or something when i bought it...weird..but, the corner weights..i'll look into that...

well, if anyone has anyother comments that you would like to add, please let me know...every litle bit helps my knowledge of suspension...

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i just checked my car today and it seems my left rear is a little higher than the right side.....(quarter to half inch higher)......

any reason why? i'm on stock springs and i never messed with my suspension...
 

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hmm...thats strange...i don't know man...i'm trying to find out why its like that...i'm asking some local shops here a billion questions to see if they have ever ran into something like this once... :lol: but, so far...i have no idea...i'll try and figure it out...

later
 
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