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Old 05-29-2014, 12:09 PM   #21
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Default The Monroe spring assisted shocks worked well on my Park Avenue and Town and Country

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you dont want monroe shocks, thats what will make it ride like a buick. and the springs on this car are only like half or less of supporting the weight of the car. thats why i got what i did, the kyb oem air shocks restore original sse/ssei type handling because they are just like oem but tuned better. you just have to have some way to put air in the shocks because just because you hear it doesnt meen its doing anything. mine was running too but it was all leaking out the shocks and it destroyed itself. so you get the tire valve fill kit i listed for 10bucks and dont worry about leaks again, and it handles as it did stock or better
I put the Monroe conversion kit on my Park Avenue and it worked wonders on the ride and got rid of the rear end sag. I also put the Monroe spring assisted shocks on my Town and Country and the ride is nice without being too firm. It firmed up the handling on both cars but probably not to the level that you are looking for.
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Not knocking monroe stuff, people who like buick and that type of floaty ride will like the monroe stuff im sure. but if you want a more tight handling car like a bonnie sse or ei or monte ls or gp gt had originally kyb stuff is the better way to go.
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you need more PSI man. i just did my rear air struts coupled with the tire valve conversion. i read the instructions on the shocks and it says they will handle 150psi. my stock compressor put them at maybe 70-80. i am currently running 125psi, and the rear end will not sway for anything, and the rear end is REAL stiff........... in my BUICK! lol.
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i didnt look at the pressure just made it level when its full of all the crap my wife carries. and now it handles the same as it did when i first got it
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