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Old 01-24-2009, 12:44 PM   #1
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i have a 2002 pontiac bonneville and i want to take the air shocks off and put reg. shocks on can anyone tell me of a kit or what i need to do to change the shocks
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Take a look at Auto Parts Fast at RockAuto they have several options there.
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Yep, Put standard struts on the car, cap the air lines, remove the leveling rod and zip tie the leveling switch all the way up.
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wouldn't he need to install stiffer springs to off set the non air shocks?
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