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Old 10-30-2004, 10:35 PM   #1
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Ok, the local u-pull-it has half off(!) parts this weekend...any part. There is a 92 SSEi that I have been pillaging for awhile, but it'* always been little stuff for the interior. But now I would like to upgrade the suspension on my 96. Would it be worth my while to get the SSEi'* suspension stuff (springs and bars...wont get the shocks/struts, as those should be replaced w/NEW stuff) or just go with urethane bushings on what I have now. I have FE1 on the SLE, FE2 is on the donor. I feel pretty sure the springs will make a difference, but not sure on the sways...I dont want to get them if they are the same size. Also, I heard *some* Caddies had the same swaybar, can anyone confirm this? Oh yeah, anyone know the front brake differences if any???

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Front brakes are the same.

Find a way to measure the springs and sway bars. Top of the line is 16mm springs, a 32mm solid front sway, and a 21mm rear sway. Measure your car and the donor car. If it'* within 1mm I wouldn't take the time to do the swap.
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