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awert 03-31-2012 10:58 AM

what is "soft ride susspention"
My steering rack question again, cavalier rack, one has "soft ride" and the other does, what is the difference and does it mater which one i choice...

awert 04-01-2012 02:17 PM

I guess i will have to ask my wife, :rolleyes:

LATECH 04-01-2012 02:25 PM

A rack from a chevy cavalier? Soft ride? Never heard of it.

awert 04-02-2012 09:41 AM

guess i'm on the wrong forum, I need to get on a CAR/AUTOMOBILE type forum...

LATECH 04-02-2012 06:41 PM

well, I was merely saying that I have not heard of it. That doesnt mean it doesnt exist.
Just my 2 cents. Also a thread bump might help get your post noticed.Someone may have heard of it. I wasnt trying to be flip .

S10xGN 04-03-2012 09:09 AM


Originally Posted by awert
guess i'm on the wrong forum, I need to get on a CAR/AUTOMOBILE type forum...

Sounds like you should call a dealership's service department...


awert 04-04-2012 10:38 PM

I did talk to the parts man at the dealership in town, he had no idea what the difference was....everybody i talked to said the same thing... "NOT SURE" but some cars have it and some don't... like DAAAAAAAA! :rolleyes:

Valkyrie5.7 04-05-2012 07:03 PM

Soft ride suspension is the option name for the suspension RPO code FE1. It's used on any GM cars that have optional sport suspension packages to delineate the two options.

FE1 or Soft Ride suspension is the name for the base suspension option found on J-bodies, F-bodies, Y-bodies, etc.

LATECH 04-05-2012 07:08 PM

Also there are 3 different rack and pinions , as I asked a parts guy ( a real one) . Each one has a different ratio , or turns of the wheel from lock to lock to put it simply. One is the standard ratio and there are 2 different ratios for "sport"

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