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Suspension From wheelie bars to lowering kits, this is the place for all your suspension questions.

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Engine Swaps Swapping an engine? This is the place for all your info.

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  1. Introductions for new members
    Just got my hands on a very nice 68,000 mile LSS. 1995 model. Planning on a top swap with a fresh charger. Currently shopping engines, but think I’m going to buy a whole car instead. That way I’m not faced with little missing items during the swap. So nice to be back in a 3800.
  2. Introductions for new members
    Hello all! I was a member here about 10 years ago under the name PairsNPaint when I had a black '02 GTP Coupe and a white '01 SE sedan. Unfortunately, those have gone to that great farm in the sky. After being without a Grand Prix for so many years, I've found a nice '98 Daytona coupe that I...
  3. So my 2000 GTP I had originally intended to sell ASAP due to various things (lots of rust and the tranny failing) but it seems I’ll have to at least make it last through the North Dakota winter in order to get the money for a nicer one. Pulling the trans through the bottom is not an option for...
  4. Hey all this is where I plan to update my build on my 2000 LeSabre. I plan on doing a complete makeover. Here are my current plans. Engine upgrades Stage 1 PCM CAI-Done Zzp performance plug wires and coil Stage 2 Front Power Log Upgrade Exhaust Size 2.75 inches High Flow Cat Converter Custom...
  5. Springs, Struts, & Traction Aids
    After months of searching no luck on finding a reasonably priced set of struts that will firm up my 97 lesabre. The only set i found was 1600$ doesn't seem right for 800$ zzp has fully ajustable shocks for the w-body. Any body ever tried to run the zzp wbody stuff like lowering...
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