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Old 05-23-2006, 12:26 AM   #1
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I noticed under my hood today that i don't have a stabilizer bar. I've noticed on some pictures here some cars have them. I'm guessing probably the SLE'* and GXP'*. What is the purpose of the stabilizer bar and can one be added if you don't have one?
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You mean astut tower brace.If so check out sticky at top of the page
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it can be called either...

you are looking at about ~$100 for the brackets and bar

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=29254
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On the older generation Bonnevilles the strut tower brace provided rigidity between strut towers. Basically prevents the strut towers from closing into one another through body flex and so forth. The newer 00+ Bonnevilles have a strenghtened & more rigid unibody and supposedly do not require strut tower braces.
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Default Ok, now how about rear stabilizer bars

Where are they located underneath?

You guys are great, very informative.
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they are located on TOP of the strut towers... shown here

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Where are they located underneath?

You guys are great, very informative.
You are referring to the strut tower brace and not the stabilizers (suspension) underneath the vehicle, correct?
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Where are they located underneath?

You guys are great, very informative.
You are referring to the strut tower brace and not the stabilizers (suspension) underneath the vehicle, correct?
Yes that is what i was refering too
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