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Old 04-14-2014, 05:24 AM   #1
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Question 2003 Boxster doesn't corner as good as 2011 Golf TDI?

Ever since I purchased my 2003 base 986 a year ago, I've noticed whenever I cornered hard I feel the car is "floaty". I know the shocks/springs are good and I need to replace the trailing arm (track arm) due to clicking noise on rough road at low speed, but does anyone know if trailing arm, control arm, drop link, other bushings... etc will cause this "floatiness" during hard corning?

I feel my 986 corners worst than my wife's 2011 Golf TDI, which I know it shouldn't be and something needs to be replaced. Thanks for any input
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what tire pressure do you run?
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Old 04-14-2014, 05:41 AM   #3
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what tire pressure do you run?
Winter: 17" - 31psi front 37psi rear

Summer: 19" - 33psi front 38psi rear
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Have you checked your alignment?
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Have you checked your alignment?
yes, last fall
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Old 04-18-2014, 09:07 AM   #6
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The shocks and struts may still be bad even thought there are no exterior leaks. They can and do actually wear out internally.
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