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Old 20 Jun 2016, 05:48 pm
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Okay so I JUST replaced because front Driverside strut was leaking and a good amount of clunking over bumps. Got a good deal on all the parts I purchased, all brand new.

Front struts assembly (Moog)
Complete Control Arms with ball joints ( Moog )
Right front lower motor mount.
Sway bar bushings.


I STILL have a pretty bad (BANG) on the passenger side front of the car. It almost feels like someone is under the car and hitting it with a rubber hammer. Like a thub.. Anybody else have any similar issues or thoughts of what could be the problem?
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Old 20 Jun 2016, 05:54 pm
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strut tower????
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Old 21 Jun 2016, 08:22 am
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Did you replace the sway bar END LINKS or just the bushings? If not the end links, try those. Cheap enough to try.
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Old 21 Jun 2016, 12:02 pm
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I replaced the sway bar bushings... I have new outter tie rod ends but didn't install because the old ones were good.
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Old 07 Jul 2016, 05:18 pm
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Total crap. Car still clunks, bangs, and now click while going over bumps and ever dips in the road.

High end aftermarket parts didn't solve one problem and I can figure out whats next.
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Old 07 Jul 2016, 06:17 pm
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But did you replace the sway bar END LINKS? They go from the end of the sway bar to the control arm. Here's a link to a picture of some Moog ones available at O'Reilly Auto Parts (where I shop). Moog K700525 - Stabilizer Bar Link Kit | O'Reilly Auto Parts
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Old 07 Jul 2016, 09:42 pm
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Total crap. Car still clunks, bangs, and now click while going over bumps and ever dips in the road.

High end aftermarket parts didn't solve one problem and I can figure out whats next.
Did you change the bushings that hold the swaybar to the k frame?
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Old 08 Jul 2016, 04:24 pm
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I replaced the sway bar end links. not the sway bar bushings.. They are fine
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Old 08 Jul 2016, 05:02 pm
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Okay so I JUST replaced because front Driverside strut was leaking and a good amount of clunking over bumps. Got a good deal on all the parts I purchased, all brand new.

Front struts assembly (Moog)
Complete Control Arms with ball joints ( Moog )
Right front lower motor mount.
Sway bar bushings.


I STILL have a pretty bad (BANG) on the passenger side front of the car. It almost feels like someone is under the car and hitting it with a rubber hammer. Like a thub.. Anybody else have any similar issues or thoughts of what could be the problem?
You are stating that you bought front strut assemblies. Are you referring to the Quick Strut, complete with spring and strut mount? If not, your strut mount could be where the noise is coming from.
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Old 08 Jul 2016, 05:04 pm
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That is exactly the sound we were getting on the Woodie. We replaced the bushings between the floor and the bar and BANG no noise ever again.
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