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GT Rear feels 'loose'

Just been on a 2500 mile trip around France in 54 GT JTD with 83000. No Probs except a development of the back of the car feeling a little loose, especially when going over a rough patch of Tarmac at speed - the rear seemed to sort of 'shimmie'. I could feel it through my back-side.
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Tired dampers or over-inflated tyres - almost certainly the former if the dampers are 11 years old
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The only time mine ever stepped out at the back is when i bought it, it had horrible hard Kumho tyres on it it used to shimmy in fast bends and a few times on tight roundabouts it broke rear traction all together.

After goodyear AS 2's were fitted never happened again. Think the grip/traction was the tyres, i have since changed the rear shocks/springs (eibach/KONI) and put 3.2 rear anti roll bar on and the higher speed stability is significantly better. I think its possibly soft/tired springs or shocks that may be your issue, rears of GT's are a bit soft and wallow when under a bit under pressure.
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Could be a tyre or damper issue as mentioned, but could also be suspension bushes.
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