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Old 07-13-2010, 08:55 PM   #1
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Default Possible suspension upgrade'*?

My bonnie rides nice right now, but it could be better of course.
So I was wondering other than doing a factory upgrade with the sse springs and stuff,
what else could I do to pep up the handling?
Is it possible to use suspension parts for later years like 92-99 or 00-05?
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On your 90, it'* very likely the 92-99 front sway will bolt right up. Not sure about the back. Other than that.. I can't think of much that can be swapped or even to swap if parts were available.
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they same the same end links but not sure about the sway bar itself
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On your 90, it'* very likely the 92-99 front sway will bolt right up. Not sure about the back. Other than that.. I can't think of much that can be swapped or even to swap if parts were available.
I know I took my STB off a 92- something SSE. So the sway bars wouldent fit? I know theres a olds 88 at my junkyard that has FE3 suspension, I took the badge off it incase i dicided to use it lol
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Front should fit... I am nto saying the rear doesn't. I'm saying... Check it.
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Strut tower bars will also immensely improve handling, especially in conjunction with anti-sway bars. You can usually make these yourself. Most people have noticed a very big difference after installing one in the rear, which as I understand these cars don't come with.
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Strut tower bars will also immensely improve handling, especially in conjunction with anti-sway bars. You can usually make these yourself. Most people have noticed a very big difference after installing one in the rear, which as I understand these cars don't come with.
I want to put a rear STB in this car very bad but wouldent know how to go about doing it,
I noticed a big diff with the one in the front so I can only imagine how much one in the rear would help
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andrei i wonder how you poly control are bushing mod would be for a bonnie
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Size:  179.5 KB In case anyone comes back here. The front and rear sway bars will fit. The threaded holes are even there for rhe screws. The sprigs will interchange . You have to change the entire front strut though. I recently put SSEI frt struts and sway bars. I have the rear springs but they look exactly the same. The fronts made a big diff in ride quality. Firmer nicer ride than before. Used new stock rubber bushings. Thinking i should have pulled the rear air ride at the u-pull. Maybe i will. The front did come up a little and the Eighty Eight sits level now.
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PURPLEXJ, I fixed your image code so it would show. You must use the Photobucket tags that start with [img] and end in [/img] for them to show on the Forum.
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