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Alright So when i bought my 2001 eclipse gt spyder off of a lot about 8 months ago with 95k miles on it, the car rode fairly smooth, knowing that there were low profile tires on them on aftermarket 17" rims. In march, I spinned out and slammed a curve, leaving my axles and ball joints in the front broken. The mechanic fixed the axles and put 4 new rims and tires. The impact on the curve was so hard it shattered a alloy rim into 14 peices and deformed the whole thing. So after i got the car fixed, since april, My car rides EXTREMELY BUMPY AND ROUGH, Especially from the rear. Also over bumps i hear a squeeking noise, especially from my rear drivers wheel area. it is to the point where i have to go 2 MPH over bumps when i use to be able to cruise 40 over thoes same bumps. The mechanic inspected the front and said nothing needs to be fixed.... everything in the car is perfect and feels new, just the suspesnion is killing me.... Would it be shocks or something else??
 

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tweaked frame?

How fast were you going when you hit? You may of tweaked the back since depending on how fast you were going the inertial force could easily screw a back shock mount or something.
 

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Well... Uh... around 75MPH on a kinda curvey road. . . but it spinned out 3 times before i hit it... so the momentum built up. What parts should i replace/check out?
 

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You could have bent struts/shocks, bent frame, bent subframe, bent suspension members, etc. 75mph is A LOT of energy and can damage/bend a lot of things. It sounds like the wheels shattering scrubbed off a lot of the energy but not enough.
 
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