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Old 03-12-2007, 07:35 AM   #1
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Default Sway bar missing!

Well I was under the Bonny on the weekend to upgrade the end links.

Did the front, went to look at the rear and I discovered that I have no sway bar back there.

I cannot even find any mounting holes where one would even bolt up. I was hoping to maybe mount a sway bar from a SLE or SSE?

Where rear sway bars only available on the SLE and SSE'*?

Looks like the toe in structure is a lot beefier then in pre 2000 so maybe Pontiac was able to do away with the sway bar on the SE models because of this?

Thanks for any help!
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correct, 2000+ SEs did not come equipped with a rear sway bar, in fact not only is the suspension beefier looking, but it is also a different design and re configures where the vehicles weight is distributed.

Im sure that a swaybar could be added, but i havent looked into it at all
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What is your suspension RPO code (FE1, FE2, F41)?

Also, not to cast doubt on your powers of observation, but I noted that on my wife'* 2004 LeSabre, the rear sway bar is mounted forward of the rear supension parts, as opposed to behind them (like on my 199. When I first crouched under the rear of the '04, I did not immediately see the swaybar...
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Poll removed by Admin. Please re-post it in the Detailing and Appearance section rather than this Mechanical section.
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My 2000 SSEI w/FE2 has one. Its is as agrazela described - mounted forward of the rear supension parts.
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Old 03-12-2007, 04:33 PM   #6
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When I upgraded my front and rear bars, I gave the rear one to someone I knew with a SE that was not equipped from the factory with one. FWIW, he was thrilled at the difference in performance once he had it installed.
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