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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Sep 17th, 19, 7:59 PM Thread Starter
 
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Coilovers or Air Ride

I have a Cherry 1976 Laguna, purchased from the original owner back in 1988, have owned it since, only 95K on the clock. Its been a garage queen and the 350 is really tired, so I am getting ready to pull the motor and upgrade everything. I want to rebuild the suspension as well, and am undecided as to go with coil-overs or air ride suspension, but cant find a clear application for the 1976 year. I believe the components for the '72 chevelle will work, but want to hear some opinions as to the comparison of using coil-over's as compared to an air ride suspension. Thanks
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Sep 17th, 19, 9:07 PM
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Re: Coilovers or Air Ride

Depends or what you want to do with it. You might just want to stick with stock stuff though, not much is going to bolt on to that car with out some fab work. Air ride would probably be the better option though, since it's going to involve some cutting and hacking any way.

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Re: Coilovers or Air Ride

Coming from someone that has installed both on my cars, I wouldn't spend the money for either one, especially air ride.

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Re: Coilovers or Air Ride

Thanks for the responses, I did fine a set of front and rear performance springs which will also lower the car 1". I need to change the springs since the rear has gone soft, so looks like air ride or coil overs are not the best options right now.
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Re: Coilovers or Air Ride

Global West seems to carry the most stuff for your vehicle.

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