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Old 01-10-2004, 05:48 PM   #1
RonBang
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I have a question...in my old WRX i got it up to 120 mph on the highway and it was fine revs were high but it was fine...yesterday i got my STI up to 120 mph and it started to shake like crazy i was like what the hell and i freaked out and slowed down...maybe it was the road...but it was a highway and smooth i dont know...i dont want to tell the dealer look in my regular wrx at 120 it was fine and my sti at 120 felt like it was gonna fall apart...any help would be cool thanks.......
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Old 01-10-2004, 05:52 PM   #2
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Check your tire pressure... If it still shakes then it could be wheel ballance.
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Old 01-10-2004, 05:52 PM   #3
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the wheel make and size is Rim= Sport Max Racing Primax's 17x7 the tires is Sumitomo 225/45r17 htr rated ZR...i mean ive talked to other people with Sti's and Evo's and they said they've had thier cars to 140+ and it was smooth...could it be the people who put the tires and rims on didnt balance them right cause the rims didnt come on the tires they came seperate and the place was closing so i think they kinda did it quick..another thing why dont they shake at like 80-90 mph????????????????????????????????
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Old 01-10-2004, 05:56 PM   #4
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The Sumitomo's are great tires BTW, I wish i would have got them again...
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Old 01-11-2004, 05:10 AM   #5
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go get your tires rebalanced and i gurantee it'll fix it.
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