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Old 04-23-2003, 02:00 PM   #11
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You could put standard (non-air) struts in the back and disconnect the system.
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Old 04-23-2003, 06:17 PM   #12
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Once i took all the extra weight out of my trunk I reconnected my compressor and it works like normal now. Do you have an excess weight load your trunk because that will cause the problem.
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No, I don't have anything in the trunk. I haven't added or taken out any weight in the last little bit either. I've driven maybe 4-500 km since I unplugged the compressor, still haven't noticed any change what so ever. Exactly how does this system work? It doesn't seem to be sagging in the rear and when I push down on the rear of the car it rebounds like normal. Thanks again...Andru.
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Did you swap your motor yourself or did you pay to have it done? Used or rebuilt motor? What kind of motor did you put in?


And oh yeah yeah nope you don't got the fastest oldstyle bonneville!!!!!!!!!

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Hey man. A friend of a friend put the motor in for me. It'* a used 3800 from a wreckers. I'm glad to hear there are some quicker old school Bonnies out there. The only thing I did to mine when I raced it last year was the intake.
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When the level sensor detects the rear of the car is too high, or too low, it lets air out of, or pumps up the struts to level the rear of the car properly again.
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Hey man. A friend of a friend put the motor in for me. It'* a used 3800 from a wreckers. I'm glad to hear there are some quicker old school Bonnies out there. The only thing I did to mine when I raced it last year was the intake.
How long did it take him and how much did you pay if you paid?

Did you notice any difference after installing the used motor.

Last but not least what kind of problems have you had since then?

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Oh way to hijack my thread ...just kiddin To answer your ?'* I gave the guy a couple hundred for his trouble (Cdn) I'm pretty sure it was 3 days for the whole job. The old motor must have lost a little compression, or was just really tired because after the swap the other one felt like it had a little more balls. I really havn't had any trouble with the motor since, knock on wood. Hope that helps.
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Cool man good luck with that hope everything works out.
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