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Swaying Van sways a lot on lane changes and turns.Can a rear stablizer be installed to help with this?

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  • Mike121847 Aug 03, 2008

    Ordered new shocks for the rear. They have never been replaced.Will also replace the bushings in front. I will get back to you on how these improvements help. Thanks so much for taking the time to help me!

  • Mike121847 Aug 16, 2008

    Replaced rear shocks and what a difference! Am going to replace struts too. Thanks for help. Mike Sikora



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Before you upgrade parts like a rear sway, how many miles on the vehicle?
Have the shocks and struts ever been replaced?
What is the condition of the existing sway bar bushings?

If these parts haven't been replaced recently, I would start there. You can also upgrade these parts with better components then stock (like gas shocks, upgrade bushings etc).

Also air pressure in your tires. Just being a couple of pounds off can effect the handling of a vehicle, same goes for condition of the tires, and even what brand of tire you use.

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

  • Coss Aug 04, 2008

    Just changing the shocks will make a big difference, espically since they have never been changed from stock.

    Thanks for getting back to me.

  • Coss Aug 16, 2008


    Replacing the struts will make the same amount of difference overall that you got after replacing the rears.

    Shocks are some times one of the most overlooked maintenance items.

    Thanks for getting back to me on this.



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