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#13: 01-21-2009, 01:44 PM
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The struts, combined with the lowering springs created a very stiff setup. The freeways in southern california are concrete with expansion joints and dips in between them, along with rough texture, uneven surfaces, and rain grooves that are not straight. The harshness and vibrations felt through the steering wheel and the cabin is severe and creates a very unsettling feeling, where you feel like you are not really in control of the vehicle. These small broken pavement sections are transmitted directly to the driver instead of being absorbed by the suspension. It is a real pain in the ass to drive it on the freeway....

On the positive side, the camry only weighs 3100 pds or so. So for throwing this thing around in turns it is quite amazing. You can take turns at speed that are just downright wrong for a camry. I have never been able to break the pilot sports loose with this setup, and this was with stock sways. The only other thing I did to it was a front shock tower brace.