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Old 12-08-2018, 04:36 PM
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67 F body 8 cyl convertible suspension

Looking to improve the ride for my bird without breaking the bank. I would like a smoother ride. There are many options on line and Iím wondering if anyone can give me suggestions

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Old 12-08-2018, 04:50 PM
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Stuff sandbags into every available crevice. I'm serious, the heavier the car is, the better it will ride. At some point, you'll have to improve the brakes.
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Old 12-08-2018, 05:20 PM
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Define "smoother". The first gen F-body is never going to ride like a Caddy, and the lack of rigidity in the convertible just makes that worse. The best you can do is a stock suspension rebuild with rubber (NOT urethane) suspension bushings and stock (NOT heavy duty) shocks. The result will be smoother but won't handle as well. Unfortunately, this is a compromise, given that you're stuck with a less-than-ideal front suspension geometry and leaf springs in the rear.
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