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Re: Suspension/Handling Problems
> On Wed, 1 Feb 1995, Andrew Shea wrote:
> > I have the same problem concerning the shuttering. During the weekends
> > I travel a great deal on the highway. Most of this traveling is done at
> > speeds in excess of 75mph. However, once I reach 90mph the car feels
> > very unsafe. It shutters! So. . . I slow down and continue at a slower
> > speed. Anyone know what this could be due to? My car is an 87 4000cs
> > with 120,000 miles. It has new shocks and struts. Any ideas?
> > Andrew
> What kind of wheels have you got on? I've an '84 BMW 316 with 106,000
> miles on the clock and it suffers the same thing; it's down to the
> aftermarket alloys that are fitted - the original steels cured it. A
> friend had the same problem with a GTi, and again it was solved by
> putting the steels on.
> Getting a very very accurate balance helps, too.
I still have the original 5000 style alloys fitted. Thanks for