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Old 02-16-2007, 04:22 PM   #1
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I'm pretty sure this should be here, if not please move it.

How hard would it be to lower my car about 2 inches or so? Would I need shorter springs and such??
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I'm pretty sure this should be here, if not please move it.

How hard would it be to lower my car about 2 inches or so? Would I need shorter springs and such??
I'm not aware of any manufactures that make aftermarket springs for the 2000+ Bonnevilles.

Bags are going to be one of your only options short of cutting the springs which can lead to all sorts of problems..so can bags though.

Lowering cars often leads to suspension and other drivetrain related problems on FWD cars.
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I want to lower my 93, i cant find somewhere that has the struts for it. any help?
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no one makes a set of springs that are designed for the Bonneville. There ARE a couple options available that MAY or may not work, and i have done a bit of research on this, but haven't figured out exactly if they would work or not. Best solution would be to have a new set of springs custom made, however it is not recommended to do so because the altered suspension geometry may cause issues with the stability control system.
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hmm, i will look into it, i dont want to cause more damage than good
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Now that my thread got hi-jacked lol um thanks for the input Hans and Aaron. I wasn't sure if there was any availability on the parts or anything. I guess she will sit as she was intended to. Thanks for the help guys.
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My bad
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Now that my thread got hi-jacked lol um thanks for the input Hans and Aaron. I wasn't sure if there was any availability on the parts or anything. I guess she will sit as she was intended to. Thanks for the help guys.
your thread was not hi-jacked..you posted in GENERAL...the same goes for the 93...bags or custom springs...with ELC suspension you will have to KILL THE AIR SHOCKS and go conventional..then you will need to figure out a way to get custom springs or bag it like GAMOVER (94ish SSE IIRC) did.

Keep in mind GAMEOVER blew thru 2 transmissions in a matter of months..I believe it had something to do with bagging it.
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Thanks Hans. I'll keep her as she is
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www.coilsprings.com....MAKES the 92-99 lowering springs....there have been 2 members that have installed these and have not had Trans Problems
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