Suspension compadibility

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Suspension compadibility

Postby SuperLbody » Thu Apr 30, 2015 9:20 pm

Hey guys, I came across a mid 90's Grand Am with the FE3 suspension and wondered if it could work on our L body's. I know that they are pretty similar platforms but I was curious as to what years will work if they do at all.



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Re: Suspension compadibility

Postby whiteretta » Sat May 23, 2015 4:24 pm

Sway bars should work... I'd snag them regardless. Can anybody verify this as well?


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Re: Suspension compadibility

Postby 90GTZHO » Mon Jul 20, 2015 7:26 pm

The entire front suspension is the same design. I have 93 Grand Am subframes, control arms and spindles on my 95. Along with 94 Sunbird mani-tranny axles.


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Re: Suspension compadibility

Postby SuperLbody » Mon Jul 20, 2015 11:46 pm

90GTZHO wrote:The entire front suspension is the same design. I have 93 Grand Am subframes, control arms and spindles on my 95. Along with 94 Sunbird mani-tranny axles.


That's what I thought but was unsure. Been trying to piece together something to improve my base suspension. A pity I can't get the Eibachs anymore.



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Re: Suspension compadibility

Postby whiteretta » Tue Jul 21, 2015 6:31 pm

What year is your car? You may still be able to get the Canucks...


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Re: Suspension compadibility

Postby Asylum » Tue Jul 21, 2015 7:24 pm

Canucks are still available for '88-'94 cars.

Part number is 2122-41100.

Front 1.7" drop
Rear 1.75" drop

$169.95

I had them on my 3500 swap and I honestly thought they were a better product than the Eibachs that are on my Quad.

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Re: Suspension compadibility

Postby whiteretta » Tue Jul 21, 2015 11:00 pm

I love my Canucks, excellent ride with no sag in the rear!


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Re: Suspension compadibility

Postby SuperLbody » Wed Jul 22, 2015 3:39 am

From what I've read they sound good, my concern is how low it is. On crappy roads how much punishment will the ride be to my backside?



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Re: Suspension compadibility

Postby Asylum » Wed Jul 22, 2015 9:12 am

On really crappy roads the Canucks will punish you, but overall I still think they are a great product.

You can't have both at least with our level of suspension and the options available..


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Re: Suspension compadibility

Postby whiteretta » Wed Jul 22, 2015 1:27 pm

This is how the Canuck's sit on mine with 225/45R17's, but yes, bumpy roads are not fun with them on. You do get inner fender rub too.

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Re: Suspension compadibility

Postby SuperLbody » Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:28 pm

Thanks for the info! That's a little too low for my tastes, think I'll go with the FE3 springs I poached from that grand am I found.




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