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Old 10-16-2003, 03:35 AM   #1
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Bimmer moves in the wind.

This is a silly question, but I notice my car moves around on the highway when it’s windy. The other day, there was some wind, and I had to keep correcting the car due to the wind. I was going about 110KM/H. It's happens all the time.

I find the car is more subjective to wind than other cars I drive (Integra, Accord, Grand Am, Intrepid)

Does anybody else find this???? Could it be due to the tighter steering/Suspension, or is the side of the bimmer like a big sail????
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Old 10-16-2003, 03:40 AM   #2
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That happens to me all the time....today was windy and what not, and on the highway it's open (no trees etc...) and it felt like I was driving with my steering wheel canted a bit to the left to keep straight and I just had a wheel alignment done not to long ago.....when it's windy she goes......kinda scary at 120km sometimes......don't want to over correct 2 much...
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Old 10-16-2003, 03:46 AM   #3
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My dam wipers near came off the windshield today.

I saw a cube truck move a great deal because of the wind.

Ya today was bad.
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Old 10-16-2003, 04:19 AM   #4
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well...you would move in wind above 50km/h too...

On one very windy day, I was driving along the 404, when an Oddyssey (the big one) was passing me, suddenly, a big gust of wind came, and blew the oddyssey over 2 lanes into my lane!

I was about to honk when, then I realized...hey, I got blown over 2 lanes too...
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Old 10-16-2003, 04:27 AM   #5
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I was going 130 on the highway today and my car was all over the highway due to the wind!!
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Old 10-16-2003, 07:06 AM   #6
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Yeah - the wind was huge today - but I thought it was easier to handle than my old civic. That was a car of wind-assisted multi-lane changes.
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Old 10-16-2003, 09:09 PM   #7
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I asked because apparently my Sway Bar links needed replacing (under warranty). I didn’t really notice that my sway bar was slightly broken because I don’t drive hard.. just a bit faster…

It was doing this even after they fixed it. Oh well…
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Old 10-16-2003, 09:15 PM   #8
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try it in an E30
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