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Old 04-04-2009, 04:53 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Y2KSTARSHIP View Post
How about just installing the GXP sway bars and struts and keep the V-6 springs?
I am leaning toward the sway bars myself, but would like to see if Bilstein makes a suitable strut for our cars. I am a big fan of going with a softer spring set, but stiffening up the shocks/struts and bigger sway bars. You gain on the handling of the car, but retain the suspension compliance over road irregularities.
Has anyone else done this yet?
any more research on this im installing struts on my car soon might as well do the gxp'* and sways to come but wondering the difference in springs....
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the gxp has a stiffer suspension , the sway bar and springs are thicker also the car has a strut tower bar
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