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'14 SRT, Front Suspension Collapsed?

So wait... The SRT is on an air suspension too..? Thought it was all magnetic..?

Got in the SRT last night, noticed the front-end was super bouncy, frighteningly so- got home and noticed the front tires are tucked way up into the wheel wells and my tires are toed way in...

The hell?

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Re: '14 SRT, Front Suspension Collapsed?

its not air suspension. Coilover shocks with remote reservoirs. Bilsteins
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Re: '14 SRT, Front Suspension Collapsed?

That's what I told them...

Now I won't know until Monday what the deal is... But at least I get to drive a stripped out Patriot all weekend now. Rollin' on steelies, with the top ba... Oh wait, no sunroof.


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Re: '14 SRT, Front Suspension Collapsed?

...And both sides are like this.


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Re: '14 SRT, Front Suspension Collapsed?

Looks like both shocks failed....thats like 1 in a million....
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Re: '14 SRT, Front Suspension Collapsed?

If the shocks failed the car would still be held up by the springs.
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Re: '14 SRT, Front Suspension Collapsed?

Broken coil springs...

Now for the shady part- the springs are Eibach brand, and these are the coils that came with it when I purchased the vehicle new.


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Re: '14 SRT, Front Suspension Collapsed?

Million dollar question is, are Eibach springs factory equipment? If not, how the hell did these get on here????


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Re: '14 SRT, Front Suspension Collapsed?

And why did both sides let loose at the same time? Are you treating it like the General Lee? Lol.

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Re: '14 SRT, Front Suspension Collapsed?

I'm easy on it... But, I HAVE been driving in downtown Chicago a lot lately, where the size of the potholes are as vast as the propensity for left-wing propaganda.


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Million dollar question is, are Eibach springs factory equipment? If not, how the hell did these get on here????


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No eibachs are not factory equipment. The are one of the aftermarket choices we have for lowering springs ( most conservative as well ). Possibly the previous owner put them on?
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