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Underneath of vehicle hits on speed bumps

Vehicle seems to be too low and the underneath hits on speed bumps even when going very slowand i would like to raise it. can it be done?

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You can Change this Problem by Installing More Firm Shocks. the Shocks that you have are the Factory Shocks Correct???? They are to soft for these Bumps. Let me know if you need anymore Help! Please rate my Response, I need all the Help that I Can get! Thanks!

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You may need new shocks and struts to raise it up again

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