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Old 04-12-2004, 10:24 PM   #21
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$25 in parts. $35 for the Bars. Still haven't gotten the front on, It'* ******-******* rainy season here...
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I have the front bar out Had to pull the tie rod ends to rotate the bar upwards, then it slid right out. We're taking lunch then putting the new one in. Not as hard as it was made out to be by others.
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Glad to hear you had good results. How much for all the parts needed (not including the sway bars)? My old mechanic has a 1993 SSE SC parts car -did these come with the same suspension as the SSEi?

Hmm. My SLE has the FE1 suspension and I personally think it handles better than my SSEi with the FE2.
As far as I know both cars have their original suspension, other than the lower LF ball joint I replaced back in November in the SLE.
I have noticed even in the seats that grab me in the SSEi I get thrown around more on a corner going the same speed as I used to in the SLE with the standard seats.
American Misconception here! Stiffer equals sportier and better!

Hell no it doesn't.
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Oh yeah, You lost me Bonne...
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the sway bar is the thing at the top in the front right? On will'* sig pic its the red bar across the engine, correct?

I think what he means is that stiffer doesnt always mean better, which is a common misconception.
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Stiffer = Sport ride
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Whew, that got hard quick, Torqing everything down was the hardest part, And I actually broke a sweat! Now we'r going to change Travis' Oil, then it'* test drive time.
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I LOVE IT!!!!! My rails at 45 corner can be safely done at 50 Doesn't even feel like the car leans I'm going out for another drive
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Your welcome

And as far as I know, you're the first to do it.
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Stiffer = Sport ride
= Misconception. Spring rates can be more progressive, giving a good ride, and good handling.

European cars aren't stiff as crap, but they'll turn any corner.

But sway bars help a lot
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