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knackered suspension - can anyone offer a more technical diagnosis?

Ride quality seems to have gone in the GT. Doesn't seem as planted on the road and some definite vibration/shaking on anything other than the very smoothest of road surfaces.
Also a definite squeaking from the front end when going over speed bumps and the like. Would this suggest possible wishbone damage?
Hit a couple of speed bumps that were a little bigger than i realised a little faster than i would have liked at the weeked and that seems to have started the problem. What does anyone make of it?
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Upper wishbones I would say is most likely for the squeaking. Also possible is lower wishbones or shock absorbers.

Worth a check that everything is still bolted up nice and tight for a start off too. One of my anti roll bar link nuts has come loose once after some "enthusiastic" driving on dodgy road surfaces, made a disturbing clonking noise!

Vibration might be as simple as a missing wheel balance weight? Another possible could be driveshaft/CV joint.
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