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I need some quick advice.
I have noticed that going into curves at high speeds makes the body roll over something wicked. No problem during my daily drive, but pretty disturbing when I am pushing around a hundred and the car feels like it could go over.
Any suggestions for reducing this?
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Sway bars, shocks, lowered, lower profile tires. Just as a start.
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I need some quick advice.
I have noticed that going into curves at high speeds makes the body roll over something wicked. No problem during my daily drive, but pretty disturbing when I am pushing around a hundred and the car feels like it could go over.
Any suggestions for reducing this?
I don't mean to be smart...... but why don't you try slowing down? I lost a friend once because of his need for speed. He almost took a family with him.

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I don't mean to be smart...... but why don't you try slowing down? I lost a friend once because of his need for speed. He almost took a family with him.
Not a problem here...if you make statements like that about a performance car very few people will consider you "smart."

Please.

Chief, at the very minimum install polyurethane bushings and Hotchkis sway bars. If you can swing it, upgrade your struts as well. The difference is incredible.

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That's what I needed to know.
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Not a problem here...if you make statements like that about a performance car very few people will consider you "smart."

Please.

Chief, at the very minimum install polyurethane bushings and Hotchkis sway bars. If you can swing it, upgrade your struts as well. The difference is incredible.
What kind of bushing do you recommend?
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What kind of bushing do you recommend?
Thunder Racing has pretty much everything you need.
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Are these a good brand to go with? Theres so many different brands can Polyurethane be that different?
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Thunder Racing has pretty much everything you need.
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Thanks for posting. I will hit up the plastic and order some of their gear.
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you can also change out the rear differential cover and go with the Harrop. I noticed the same thing and changed mine out, made a hell of a difference on what is otherwise a stock GTO. I run my car as VIR and Summit Point every once in a while were im taking high speed turns. It made the ride more comfortable on road trips and much more stable on the track.
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