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Well, my rear air shocks are old, one is leaking, and soon my rear end will be replaced with 3.73s and an eaton posi. I just bought a set of used 9c1 springs, Im planning on buying a set of NEW air shocks for the rear. Im planning on having the tow hitch reinstalled, I figured this would be a perfect tow car with 9c1 springs, 3.73's, and air shocks. I do have a 2,200 stall but since its so low will it affect anything? What do you think of Monroe Severe service shocks and 9c1 springs? this is for the 95.

From what I understand, the SS springs make the car sit lower, I dont want the car to sit lower I like the height the way it is, Im trying to keep a sorta 'stock' lock to the car,

On my white 94, it has a leaking shock, the whole the car in the rear is sitting really low, you would think there was 700 pounds in the trunk. It has standard non- air ride shocks, Im really trying to decide on what to do, any ideas?

The white 94 is just an occasional driver, the blue 95 is really what im concentrating on/daily driver.

[ 12-31-2006, 08:00 PM: Message edited by: 2-B1G-w00ds ]
 
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Iwould say chuck the air shocks and go with the monroe SS shocks. You should be right where you wnt to be with the 9ca springs... I have the SS springs and the MOnroe SS shocks on my car. Plus a lot of weight in the trunk. It sits low, the way I like 'em... ;)
 
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How do the FE2 sway bars compare to the 9c1 / Impala SS sway bars?
 
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Alright, after thinking about it even more im thinking about putting 9c1 springs on my blue Fleetwood since it will probably be a tow car.

Then, put SS springs on my white 94. Since the exhaust is stock and I dont have to worry about dragging or scraping anything.
 
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I have SS springs in the rear of mine. They were labeled as "low mileage." In the last 2 months they have settled so much giving my car a reverse rake look. I bought a set of new 9C1 springs from Autozone, going to put those in next week sometime to raise the rear. Right now I can't even have rear passengers inside the car because it will scrape the exhaust tips.

Let me know if you want my rear SS springs once I take them out.
 
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Originally posted by 2-B1G-w00ds:
How do the FE2 sway bars compare to the 9c1 / Impala SS sway bars?
How about sway bars from Spohn Performance

Good price and product too... They have Lower control arms as well. My buddy Dan (bigbusa) went with there stuff and He's very happy with it...
 
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Eddie, When I drop my rear end, well Im having someone else do it to replace my gears and a POSI, would this be a good time to install all of this? I mean, all this is connected to the axle right?
 
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It is easiest to put the sway bar and rear control arms on when you are doing the rear shocks and springs.
 
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But, when he takes the rear axle off to do my Eaton posi and my gears, I was wondering if it would be easier to through them on then and save some labor, instead of hooking up old stuff just through the new stuff on. Thanks.

Originally posted by 96Fleetwood:
It is easiest to put the sway bar and rear control arms on when you are doing the rear shocks and springs.
 
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I would do the SS springs on the tow vehicle and keep the air ride

Just my $.02

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Originally posted by XXL-VETE:
I would do the SS springs on the tow vehicle and keep the air ride

Kenny
the ss spring are not a great choice for the fleet, if you want a resinable level look, and are not good at all for towing, this is on a cadillac, the cadillac rear is a lot heavier than the b body rear.
if you are going to tow and want to keep the car level, get some 9c1 spring and keep the air ride system.
 
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Moog 507 helpers gave mine a bit o' drop, gonna slam it with some real drop springs later cause I dont haul heavy loads. Arms did a nice job aligning the rear and Bilsteins are just perfect.
 
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Originally posted by 2-B1G-w00ds:
Eddie, When I drop my rear end, well Im having someone else do it to replace my gears and a POSI, would this be a good time to install all of this? I mean, all this is connected to the axle right?
Byron, its in the same area but onedorsn't have to do much with the other when it comes to labor. I don't think labor would be cheaper if you did them both at the same time unless the guy was giving you a package deal. If you do the sway bars, definately do the rear lower arms the new sway bar WILL tear up the OEM flimsy rear arms...
 
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