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757-397-5911 | 1205 Airline Blvd

Suspension

Suspension, Portsmouth, VA

High-Performance Suspension

Great high-performance shocks or struts are essential in Portsmouth, but when you are ready to take your car or truck suspension to the next level you need the experience of the auto repair mechanics at Baucom's Auto Service to get the job done right.

Leaf Springs: Trust the auto repair mechanics at Baucom's Auto Service to install this simple assembly that is the backbone of high-performance truck suspension. Absorb the shock of rough terrain when you are pushing your truck to its limit. These long, curved strips of steel are stacked in order of length and joined by a bolt at the center. Removing old rear axle springs can be a tough job and getting your new leaf springs bolted on tight is critical. The experienced professionals at Baucom's Auto Service are up for the task. Drop by the shop at 1205 Airline Blvd or give us a call at 757-397-5911 to set up an appointment to get your new leaf springs installed fast.

Coil Springs: Coil springs look exactly like a simple coil. Placed on the top of an axle your coil springs store and release the energy when your car or truck is in motion. The coil spring absorbs the shock of Portsmouth potholes, speed bumps and other turbulent factors on track or rough terrain. Ensuring old springs are removed and new coils are aligned and fastened correctly is essential for maximum safety and handling. Trust the experienced auto repair specialists at Baucom's Auto Service at 1205 Airline Blvd for fast, affordable coil spring installation.

Lowering Kits For A Mean Sport Stance

Drivers in Portsmouth come to Baucom's Auto Service to achieve that low-stance, high-performance sports car appearance and improve handling. At Baucom's Auto Service we replace stock springs with lowering springs that offer more coils in a condensed stack. Trust the expert mechanics at Baucom's Auto Service to create the correct amount of tension between the frame and the suspension system. Call Baucom's Auto Service at 757-397-5911 and schedule an appointment to install your lowering kit and shorten the distance between your car's body and the wheels to lessen the center of gravity and increase responsive handling.

Lift Kits

Got massive monster tires? Truck owners in Portsmouth come to Baucom's Auto Service to install high-performance lift kits that will increase clearance and provide that aggressive monster truck stance. Securely installing strut mounts, longer springs, new shocks, and a range of hardware to raise up your truck is a tough job. Precisely calibrating the ground clearance larger wheels need is important for optimal safety and performance. Trust the auto repair experts at Baucom's Auto Service to transform the look and function of your truck. Take on rugged terrain or just look cool when cruising by giving your truck a little lift. Call 757-397-5911 or stop by our auto repair shop at 1205 Airline Blvd to set up an appointment.

Sway Bars: At Baucom's Auto Service we install sway bars to help driving enthusiasts in Portsmouth grip corners more easily and reduce the demand placed on the springs and suspension system. Prevent body roll when driving aggressively in curves with cold-formed steel alloy sway bars installed with exacting precision to offer bilateral spring deflection. The expert mechanics at Baucom's Auto Service in Portsmouth can help you decrease the load difference between the wheels inside and outside the curve by adding sway bars today. Get convenient, affordable fast auto repairs and sway bar installation for high-performance cars at Baucom's Auto Service every day. Call Baucom's Auto Service at 757-397-5911 or stop by our auto repair shop in Portsmouth today.

Frame Rails: Ready to race? Offset chassis are not permitted on many tracks and require drivers to install parallel frame rails. Chassis frame rails are built to strict guidelines to provide maximum stabilization in a left-hand turn. Let our expert mechanics at Baucom's Auto Service be your race team and make minute changes to the geometry of your suspension with frame rails to provide you with a total lower weight in the turns.

Tie Rods

At Baucom's Auto Service we know driving enthusiasts in Portsmouth demand more of their high-performance cars and trucks. When you turn a corner on Portsmouth streets your front wheels pivot on steering knuckles connected to the steering rack. Your wheels are connected by the tie rod to the drag link bar to provide safety and handling in a turn. High-performance tie bars boast micro-adjustment options to make height and length adjustments between the tie rod and the wheel. The tie rod end that connects to the steering knuckle is susceptible to wear and failure with aggressive driving. Failure can throw off the car's alignment in a tight curve when the chassis of a car is under the most stress. High performance tie bar ends offer precision manufactured ball bearings to reduce wear and critical failures.

Wheelie Bars

These simple anti-roll devices look like casters connected to the rear bumper by long bars of flexible Chromoly tubing. Let Baucom's Auto Service be a part of your race team and install wheelie bars when you are ready to race. Wheelie bars take over in a skid and progressively unload the energy of the tire to keep a car right side up. Ready to add this important safety option to your car? Call Baucom's Auto Service at 757-397-5911 and let's talk wheelie bars.


What Our Customers Are Saying

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Five Star Service.

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These guys are honest and very good at what they do. If you want your vehicle's problems diagnosed and repaired correctly Baucom's is definitely a great choice.

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He's respectful . He won't do any unnecessary work and he keeps you updated on the progress. He does great work.

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Great service!

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5 Stars!

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Every review of this place was pretty accurate. Quite satisfied.

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Fair prices, honest, professional .... I haven't had to take my car back because of something not being done properly or to question a suspicious malfunction after a job was completed.

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They are honest and fast! Lennie is down to earth and wouldn't take my car anywhere else!!!

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I would HIGHLY recommend Baucom's . Lennie and John treat you like family and always take care of the problem. They are honest and fair, best prices, too. This is my shop for life. You can't do better than this.

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I love going to Baucoms becuase the owner is always honest about repairs and will give you an estimate. He will even look over your car and tell you which parts may be going bad or what you will need to replace in the next couple of months or year. He would also give me advice on where to go if he couldn't repair my car in his shop. It is very refreshing to go to a car shop and not be scammed. I will go there again and again.

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Lenny Baucom is a fair and honest person. His place has been fixing my cars for over 4 years now and he gives you great service with a fair price.

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Lenny is a very good mechanic and has serviced many of our vehicles over the last several years. He has fair prices and only does what needs to be fixed. Highly recommended!

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