My Impala is starting to tell me about every bump in the road and it
seemed a little sloppy on corners- and it really notices when I have a
utility trailer attached. . .
So my mechanic did all the diagnostic measuring and thinks it is
borderline for new springs. Sounded good to me as I plan on keeping
the car for another decade or so.
I had asked about adjustable shocks first & he says they aren't
available for the Impala- but he was looking for something that might
beef things up a bit for the occasions that I tow a utility trailer-
without making the 98% of the time that I use the car an unpleasant
One of his vendors suggested the police/taxi strut-spring assembly,
but they weren't able to say what it would do to the ride without a
Has anyone tried them- or have another idea? Are there adjustable
struts that my mechanic hasn't seen?