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Old 05-21-2012, 11:24 AM   #1
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Hi all this is my first time posting to this forum. Really like the site. Ok so I have a 1989 Cadillac fleetwood brougham that has been slammed by the previous owner. It looks a some but just isn't practical for driving in San Francisco as I always bottom out. I'm going to change the suspension so I have a better ride and was just wondering if anyone had any ideas or thoughts for upgrades or a place to buy the parts.
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Someone probably cut the coil springs or heated them up to lower the car.

If your car is RWD, here are some springs, but I think they are just for the rear.

http://www.rockauto.com/catalog/rafr...45H0219-643659

http://www.thepartsbin.com/catalog/?...cid=tpbfroogle

Replacing the coils spring is the cheapest and easiest solution. Next, option would be to put air ride on it. $$$
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probably needs springs and shocks both, if they are are wore out it will swing down farther than normal
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Wow thanks alot for the site. Yeah I think air ride is a little to expensive for me right now. I'll probably go with new coils and shocks. Do you guys think upgrading the sway bars will improve the ride at all? I'm used to driving an 02 devils that floated like a dream
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sway bars just control side to side movement, if you make it bigger it could adversely affect the soft ride
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