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Old 11-16-2002, 04:57 PM   #21
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So could I just buy a strut bar for the '92 and up Bonnie, and just bolt it right onto my '88 or should I just wait till they come out with a better bar from one of the Stores?
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I believe if the 92 will fit I would go for it. There is no shame in that at all. Just be careful and get a feel for the car. It will change the way it handles. If there is no easy cross over I would assume either Hector or myself will make one. Actually in my case I will have someone else make one for ya. Its not hard, but a 92 from a yard would most likely be cheaper. Let us know how it works. You do realize you are currently our 87-91 Innovator?

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Hey, if you need measurements on the STB, I'll brave the rain and do it for you. You'll know for certain it will fit, but being an H body, it should. LMK, or anyone else. That'* a cool upgrade for an older Bonnie. You might want to consider the larger sway bars from an SSEi, too. They'll be 15-20 bucks apiece at a wrecker, and all you'll need is the bar and bushings.

There'* a couple procedures up in Techinfo on this.
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The only problem I have had with my STB is that there is no room now to add brake fluid.

In order to add brake fluid I have to take off the STB first.
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I don't know about you, but if I remove my STB, I have to have the front end aligned. I'd be finding a new way of doing it if I were you.
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Why do you have to have the wheels alligned if you remove the Strut Tower bar?

I don't see how that can mess up the allignment.
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What if you placed the bar over the bolts, without removing them? would this werk?
-willwren can you measure the bar for me thanx :o
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I have a facttory strut bar on my 89 bonne so yeah they fit up fine. The junkyard here sells them for between 25-35 dollars. If anyone would like one and they can't find a cheaper price then that I could probably get a couple and send them to you. I would just need address info and the money up front, plush */H, cause I am totally broke right now.
I am going to the junk yard tomorrow and I am VERY interested in the offer. Ill let you know if I am going to get one from you or not tomorrow.
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Tim, I'll measure mine tonight for you.
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willwren
I just measured the distance on my car today, I got about 41" Length by about 5 1/4" from one bolt to the other, for one side where the bar connects.
If it is close at all just let me know. I am going "shopping" today
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