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Old 04-18-2004, 12:50 PM   #31
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But sway bars help a lot
And are aLOT cheaper and easier to change than springs.
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Old 04-18-2004, 08:03 PM   #32
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But sway bars help a lot
And are aLOT cheaper and easier to change than springs.
Did the SSE/SSEi'* get a bigger strut tower bar than the SE/SLE'*?
I am going to do a little look right now, but don't have the proper tools (doing the eyeball comparesin), so if anyone know'* for sure, I may do that also when I get Ol' Blue out again (probably next week since the SSEi will sell as that'* when I'm going to start advertising her all over the place -dirt cheap as I just want to pay off both cars and the $350 I have on my CC).
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It may confuse the crap out of you, but at the same time, you're the subject expert on suspensions. You're stuck with it.
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if the subject expert is confused, the rest of us are pretty much screwed.
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So Don, If someone were at a junkyard where the RPO'* are nowhere to be found, How would they find the best springs that fit?
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Hi

So, since I have the F41, does that mean I have stiffer springs than a FE2 SSEi ?
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I'm not the expert, but I believe the F41 is 'lighter' than both the FE1 and FE2.
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here is the suspension brake down straight from the RPO

FE1 - suspension, soft ride
FE2 - suspension, ride and handling
FE3 - suspension, sport
F41 - Suspension system, front/rear, firm ride & handling
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hi

my LSS with F41, rides much firmer, and seems to handle a bit better than my neighbor and friend'* '99 SSEi.

I am doing the front bushings today, and am hopeful as to what that will bring to the table.

the old endlinks dont look anything like those pictured here in other threads, there is a huge plastic spacer, and the top bushing is also doubling as a nut as it is sleaved inside with threads.
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For the record F41 suspension is the greatest on these big cars
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