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2001 chey blazer 2dr 2wd man rides rough drive only on paved roads feels every bumo tough ride had shocks checked they said good bilstein just got this vehicle what would help if anything someone said because its a short wheel base?

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    Jeremy W. May 26, 2011

    What do you have the tire pressure set at?

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I would check your tire pressure, if your running 60 psi it's going to be a bumpy ride, lower the air pressure to 35 psi and see if it makes a differance, does the truck move up and down when you jump on the bumpers or is it stiff ?

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Atcopeland1,

Due to the short wheel base of the truck and the more rugged suspension the car will ride rough. In terms of rough feeling the bumps you go over. If the shocks/struts are bad the car will feel more of a "bouncy" or "floating" ride. I would lean towards the vehicle is operating how it is suppose to.

You might want to check the tire pressure too. Although over inflation wont make the car ride substantially rougher, it can certainly add to the rough ride.

Good luck

Posted on May 26, 2011

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