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Old 10-09-2014, 08:22 AM   #11
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90 percent of the time thats correct, except in the case of the late 90s early 2000 wbodies. the front bar was thin and prone to rust and breaking, dorman offers a new solid one though
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OK guys, I had Meineke do the link pair over a week ago and no more thunk noises or worries about cornering. Except... the car still does have the faint click-pop noises I can only hear when doing those slow 90 degree turns in parking lots, the "dangerous" binding upper bearing plates on the struts I chose not to replace. I've heard that for over a year now. Is this really dangerous?
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90 percent of the time thats correct, except in the case of the late 90s early 2000 wbodies. the front bar was thin and prone to rust and breaking, dorman offers a new solid one though
Ooops I didn't see that post when doing my last a minute ago. I'll keep this in mind. What'* left of it...
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your car is a h not w. i wouldnt worry about the clicking until its more obvious.
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your car is a h not w. i wouldnt worry about the clicking until its more obvious.
Thanks again. I'm guessing h and w are chassis types...
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yes, sort of a general short way of saying, lesabre/bonneville/olds 88

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Previously the H platform designation was used for unrelated rear-wheel-drive compact cars.

Many H-bodies used GM'* large 3800 V6, and supercharged versions were available from 1991 to 1999. They originally came in both 2-door and 4-door versions, but the four-door sedans were dramatically more popular, and two-door models were dropped by 1992.

According to one source,[1] the H-Body sedans were the next "big thing" for GM, and development cost more than $3 billion, which is on par with roughly how much Ford invested in the Ford Taurus. Both the H-body sedans and the Taurus (based on the D186 platform) were launched fully in 1986.

Starting in 2000, all H-body vehicles moved to the G platform, however GM continued to call it the H platform.
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