The Hyundai Genesis Coupe's suspension geometry is where the magic happens! Utilizing a 5 link suspension in the rear the Hyundai Genesis Coupe grips around the turns like nothing else. 

Front Suspension:


A common performance upgrade for the Hyundai Genesis Coupe is aftermarket suspension. Which requires the removal of the factory suspension struts.


Tightening torque of strut mounting nuts (B) is: 47 lb-ft.

Tension Arm


Tightening torque for tension arm to front hub assembly is: 65 lb-ft. and add the split pin.


Tightening torque for tension arm to front subframe is: 116 lb-ft

Lateral Arm



Tightening torque of lateral arm to front hub assembly is 65 lbft.


Tightness torque for lateral arm to front subframe is : 116 lb-ft

Sway Bar Link 



Tightness torque of sway bar link to strut is: 87 lb-ft.

Removing the Power Steering Gear Box:

Drain the power steering fluid.

Loosen the bolt and disconnect the universal joint assembly from the pinion of the steering gear box.

power-steering-bolt-removal.jpgInstallation Torque: 18 lb-ft.

Remove the cotter pin & loosen the castle nuts at either end connecting the steering rack to the wheel hubs.

tie-rod-castle-nut.jpgInstallation Torque: 58 lb-ft. 


Remove the tie rod ends from the wheel hubs.




Disconnect the power steering lines to the steering rack.

Remove steering gear box from the cross member by loosening the bracket mounting bolts.

steering-rack-to-subframe.jpgInstallation Torque: 58 lb-ft.

Front Hub Replacement:

Wheel bearings sometimes go, especially when you race your Hyundai Genesis Coupe. The Genracer team are pros at swapping out front wheel hubs (bearings) on our race cars from over the years so this is a topic we really know!


First remove the front caliper. 

See our FAQ Brakes section on how to remove the brake calipers.

Once the front caliper is off, with a philips head unscrew the disc brake rotor retaining screws (A).


Remove the front disc brake.

Turn the wheel so you have more access to the backside of the front knuckle.

Disconnect the wheel speed sensor that plugs into the back of the front hub and unbolt the four bolts that hold the hub assembly to the knuckle assembly.

front-hub-bolts.jpgInstallation Torque is 72.3 lb-ft.

 These will be tight so a long breaker bar is recommended. The higher the car is in the air the more leverage you will have.

Installation is the reverse.

Rear Suspension:

Always perform these tasks with the car off the ground with zero load on the suspension. 



Replacement of Rear Shock Absorber: 

Loosen the bolts and nuts and then remove the rear shock absorber from the lower arm.

rear-shock-absober.jpgInstallation Torque: 116 lb-ft.

Loosen the mounting bolts (A).

rear-shock-absorber-top-mounts.jpg Installation Torque: 43 lb-ft.

Front Upper Arm: 

Remove brake hose bracket.

Loosen the bolts and remove the front upper arm from the rear hub.

rear-upper-arm.jpgInstallation Torque: 87 lb-ft.

Now loosen the bolts for the rear upper arm to the subframe.

rear-upper-arm2.jpgInstallation Torque: 87 lb-fts.

Rear Upper Arm:

Loosen the bolts that hold the rear upper arm to the rear hub.

rear-upper-arm-3.jpgInstallation Torque: 116 lb-ft.

Loosen the bolts and nut that hold the rear upper arm to the subframe.
rear-upper-arm-4.jpg Installation Torque: 87 lb-ft.

Rear Lower Control Arm Removal:

Loosen the bolts and nuts and remove the lower control arm from the rear hub.

rear-lower-control-arm.jpgInstallation Torque: 116 lb-ft.

Loosen the bolt and nut that hold it to the rear subframe. 

rear-lower-control-arm2.jpgInstallation Torque: 116 lb-ft. 

Removing Rear Stabilizer Bar & Link:

Loosen both sides stabilizer links from the lower control arm by removing the nuts.

sway-bar-link.jpgInstallation Torque: 87lb-ft.


Remove the mounting bolts for the stabilizer bar to the chassis.

sway-bar-to-chassis.jpgInstallation Torque: 47 lb-ft.

Rear Assist Arm: 

Loosen the nut that connects the assist arm to the rear hub. This is a ball joint and will need a ball joint separator.


Installation Torque: 87 lb-ft. 

Loosen the bolts and nut that hold the assist arm to the subframe.

assist-arm-to-subframe.jpgInstallation Torque is: 116 lb-ft. 



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