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Old 05-31-2010, 10:52 PM   #1
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Does anyone have a part number of recommended rear shocks that can replace the air ride shocks on 97 Bonneville SSEI? Want to swap to gas shocks and no one can tell me so any help would be greatly appreciated.

Also, my rear tires are leaning in toward each other at the top of the tire. Any ideas of what might cause this?

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sagging rear struts and springs will cause that from rear end sag. Itll change control arm angles with will change toe in. I got Monroe Sensatracs from Rockauto.com. SensaTracs are part #931798 i believe. Just go to rockauto.com and track em down. There are also a bunch or rebates on Monroe struts. I got all 4 Sensatrac struts for my Bonneville. There are also Monromatic struts which are cheaper. about $50 a piece. But after the rebates the sesatracs might be about the same price
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What is the advantage of gas over the air ride, just a better ride?
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You will probably want to retain the air ride to keep the car at the proper ride height w/o being saggy. If your pump etc is bad, Monroe sells a manual fill kit for your car AK29 that is around $10 and easy to intall.

I would get the Monroe sensa'* with air to replace the struts. You can find the part number on any of the major parts suppliers web sites.
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The reason you tires are on a tilt is just because your camber is out of alignment. After you change the shocks get the car alignment and you should be ok.
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