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Old 05-03-2012, 10:56 AM
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Default fleetwood and Impala/caprice

I know body wise they are different.. but how are they engine wise? Suspension feel. I might considered getting a 95/96 fleetwood when the time comes.
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Same drivetrain.

Suspension will swap.

Stock FW suspension is more floaty than an SS or 9C1 for sure, and even a bit more than a civilian Caprice, and has air shocks in the rear.


There is a Fleetwood section in the forum. Check it out. Many, MANY threads.
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Another difference I just thought of is that while there is a PCM like the Chevy, the Cadillac also has a CCM (Central Control Module). Some people call it BCM (Body Control Module). It mounts in the trunk, and controls all sorts of body stuff.

A nice thing about the FW is you can view DTCs and other body functions (tach, temp, etc.) through the climate control.
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Can the FW pcm work in an impala, different bin files, I know. All Fleetwoods had the LT1 correct?
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Can the FW pcm work in an impala, different bin files, I know. All Fleetwoods had the LT1 correct?
1994-96, same as the Impala SS.
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