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Old 12-01-2007, 02:57 PM   #11
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That means this car is equipped with the F41 Firm Ride Suspension... So you already have the 32mm front sway Bar and the 21mm rear sway bar.... You are on a great start..

Does this car By any chance have the Load Level suspension? Look and see if it has air struts in the rear, if it does it will have a Rubber Bladder around the strut


This means that part of the suspension you want you already have At least for the Sway bars anyhow

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Keep in mind the heavier C body reacts a little differently than the lighter H body with the same suspension. So your F41 on the C might feel more like the FE2 on the H.

Make sense?
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LSS is an H Body * Slaps Bill *

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And all this time I thought that fattyazz biotch was a C.
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Old 12-01-2007, 03:32 PM   #15
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the olds 98'* were C'* bill, (check out sig)

the LSS was the same as the 88 (h body)
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That means this car is equipped with the F41 Firm Ride Suspension... So you already have the 32mm front sway Bar and the 21mm rear sway bar.... You are on a great start..

Does this car By any chance have the Load Level suspension? Look and see if it has air struts in the rear, if it does it will have a Rubber Bladder around the strut


This means that part of the suspension you want you already have At least for the Sway bars anyhow
I can't see an actual rubber bladder with the inner fenderwells in the way, but i can see a tiny black hose that enters the side of the body of the shock, attached to a fitting, with a little metal clip holding it on?


Also, if that is the auto ride(i presume thats the air hose that feeds the air shock), how would that respond to a lowering spring?
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You do indeed have the Load level on that car then... The load level will try to keep the ride height that you currently have... But you can tinker with it to allow the car to sit lower with the new springs that you plan on.. There is only so much room to adjust on the Load Level arm/switch iirc..

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should i just disable it and get regular shocks, rather than having it blow itself up
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You could, but it would be better off if you say dropped an inch in the rear via new springs and tried to retain the feature...

But again you could toss the system or go to manual control of the system..

How far do you want to lower the car...

I have the Air Shocks adapted to my 95 SE.... For my return trip home and all of the crap I had in the car I was happy I had the air shocks.... Even the F41'* didn't want to hold all of the weight up....LOL

The Load Level has its good points

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i agree, i'm just not sure i know how to modify the air ride, its not something i've ever done before.

what'd you to for ur 95 to make it function, also anyone have pics of a similar drop? 1-2 incher on a bonne or olds?
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