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Old 04-16-2014, 01:43 AM   #1
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04 bonneville gxp, I feel like the cars suspension is much too high. The front struts, rear air shocks, and all mounts have been replaced on the car. My compressor for the load level system has been disabled since it failed, so the rears are probably set too high. Anybody have any other ideas why my front end seems much too high? Anybody have reference measurements on the factory ground clearance?
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did you replace the air lines with a valve kit or some thing? i did and normally just set it so the back is slightly higher than the front empty, then the wife has some crap she keeps in it levels it out
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What struts and mounts went in to the front? Was a preassembled strut/spring assembly used? How long ago was it done?
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What struts and mounts went in to the front? Was a preassembled strut/spring assembly used? How long ago was it done?
Monroe sensatrac fronts, kyb mounts, Monroe airs rear, kyb mounts done in 2010. Compressor failed in 2012 right before the engine died. Car sat for 8 months while engine got rebuilt, just got it back a few months ago and just feel like its sitting much higher than it should
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so you dont have a way to control the compressor? just whatever is in the lines and shocks.

you take the lines loose from the shocks and this replaces everything with a tire valve you can adjust the pressure to set your ride height. i only have to set mine once or twice a year
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How many miles were on the car before? New suspension will always sit a little higher than the worn out old pieces. As long as the car is level front to back (aka the compressor is doing its job), you're fine.
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