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my car been shitty as hell when i got pass pum:firemad: or anything on the road.... i want to know is there any way i could to improve my ride on the rough road like.. i got 06 type s
 

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...its a sport coupe. its not supposed to ride like a cadillac
 

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is there way i could make drive better.... put some strutch bar or coilover.... im knowledge about car is negative i dont much anything about car at all
 

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u cant speak english either.....but the only way ur gonna get a smoother ride on an rsx is to get an air ride suspension
 

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Since you don't know much about cars - lets break this down a little for you. RSX-S is a SPORT model. It has a much tighter suspension. Your average car will go into a turn at a fast speed and you will feel the car tilt to the outside of the turn. This puts less pressure on the inside tires, reducing your traction, making you spin out. A firmer suspension will prevent the car from rolling like this on turns. This also means that you will feel every pebble/bump/hole in the road while you are driving because the suspension gives much much less.

In even more basic terms. A Cadillac will drive very very smooth, but you will fly into a tree while taking a 15mph turn doing 60mph. The RSX-S can.
 

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is there way i could make drive better.... put some strutch bar or coilover.... im knowledge about car is negative i dont much anything about car at all
haha yeah you should get this "strutch bar" and since you're stock, pop some coilovers on to make the ride more bumpy
 

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Since you don't know much about cars - lets break this down a little for you. RSX-S is a SPORT model. It has a much tighter suspension. Your average car will go into a turn at a fast speed and you will feel the car tilt to the outside of the turn. This puts less pressure on the inside tires, reducing your traction, making you spin out. A firmer suspension will prevent the car from rolling like this on turns. This also means that you will feel every pebble/bump/hole in the road while you are driving because the suspension gives much much less.

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thank for break down make more sense now ....
 

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I don't want to take over RSX06's thread but since I am too new to start a thread anyway, I have the same problem....

I have an 03 base for 10 months with 16 inch wheels. Car only has 23,000K miles on it so it can't need shocks (although I had the dealer check it anyway) It's not too bad but the ride could be MUCH smoother. It's not the sports suspension that bothers me (sporty cars are all I have owned) it's the "bounciness" of the suspension.....Hit a bump and the car continues to bounce after the impact.

I hate luxury cars with floaty suspensions where you can't feel anything, that's not my problem. The jolt of the suspension doesn't bother me, it's the bounciness afterward, like my shocks are bad, but they're not. Did they just use poor quality shocks in these that are incapable of dampening the spring oscillations? Could it be because of the ride height?

I say this as my daily driver before the RSX was a 90 Integra (which I still have) and it rides MUCH smoother than my RSX. I drive them back to back and compare. The front shocks and springs were replaced in 2001 with run of the mill Monroes and the rear suspension is original. This is a 17 year old car! So I hope you see that I am not comparing it to a cadillac or anything.....

The ride height is a good bit higher in the RSX and I was wanting to get some feedback if that could be what I am feeling. The Integra sits so low, even at stock height, that there isn't much travel if you hit some rough pavement (if that makes sense) That could be part of the bouncy feeling I am getting.

It's really my only complaint about the car, other than dash rattles in the winter. I wish I could have cloned my Integra frankly :) but since that's not happening I just want to know how I can get it as close to that as I can. Some friends have suggested a tire with more padding, like a Goodyear Assurance. I don't know....
 

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Also wanted to add that my Teg is on 14" tires with steel wheels and hubcaps (which may be lighter) in case this is contributing to what I am feeling.

I have my RSX's tire pressure set to specs which is 33 front 31 rear. Would 32 all around help?
 
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