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i know the rear sway bars are different between the 80's caprice sedan and wagon, how about the front? does any body know the answer cause hotchkis website is no worky

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i know the rear sway bars are different between the 80's caprice sedan and wagon, how about the front? does any body know the answer cause hotchkis website is no worky
Different how?
I would think the rears would be the same except for diameter, as far as that goes so should the front. The suspension mounting should be the same.
I used to pull rear springs and sway bars from GM wagons and use them in 2drs. The springs are shorter free height but when installed the rear rides about 2" higher.
I just checked ADDCO's site, sure enough they list different part #s for your generation, rear bars. The fronts listed as the same. On the older gen. they show the same #'s interesting, they must be doing something different on the back.

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The 77-90 B-body wagons have a wider rear suspension and axle to allow a 4x8 sheet of plywood to fit flat inside (show me an SUV that can do that!). As a result, the rear suspension and axles are different from those on the sedans. Front suspension is the same.

Next time you see one of these wagons, sight down the side of the car and you'll see how the body flares out behind the back doors.
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gentlemen,, thank you very much, oh if you know anyone that wants an 88 9c1 1'' rear sway bar, let me know.
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