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Old 02-10-2005, 02:49 AM   #11
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FE2 and F41 are the same except for spring rates. Your swaybar is the best one already, you just need endlinks and the springs.
are FE1 and FE2 the same? I thought I had FE2, but just checked RPO and FE1 it is.
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FE1 is soft,

FE2 has the beefy sways and mid range springs

F41 has the beefy sways, silly springs...

Hans - Stiffening the front end of the car will give it a slight understeer shift, and stiffening the rear will give it more oversteer. Being FWD, and a normal avg joe car, it has lots of understeer built into it. Try swapping out the rear Sway bar first, and do performance endlinks on all 4 wheels. The springs will be good as well.

The front bar is a PITA, it only comes out ONE way, and requires 2 people. Many enthusiasts on other boards just swap out rears because they're easy, and it helps kill understeer more then doing both sways.
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Hans - Stiffening the front end of the car will give it a slight understeer shift, and stiffening the rear will give it more oversteer. Being FWD, and a normal avg joe car, it has lots of understeer built into it. Try swapping out the rear Sway bar first, and do performance endlinks on all 4 wheels. The springs will be good as well.

The front bar is a PITA, it only comes out ONE way, and requires 2 people. Many enthusiasts on other boards just swap out rears because they're easy, and it helps kill understeer more then doing both sways.
Ok thanks a lot, I think I will do what you say and swap out the rear when the endlinks get here. If it is still not enough for my tastes, I will do the springs and front sway.
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oh what I wouldn't give to have a spare set of f41 parts laying around to put on the lesabre. i would take a couple days off of work to do that job!

*sigh*

but i guess it wasn't meant to be...
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*sniff* *sniff*

i needed that moment.

why don't you come up to michigan some time? we've got tons of yards up here with tons of H-bodies laying around in them. although, strangely, the last one I went too, I found only 2 h-bodies. but I guess that'* a good thing, right?
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