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My 02 taurus sets about 2in low in the rear. Any susgestions on how to bring up the ride height without spending a fortune????
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Gotta get new springs, you have what we refer to as "Saggy ass syndrome" or SAS

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Gotta get new springs, you have what we refer to as "Saggy ass syndrome" or SAS
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Now my car and myself both have the same problem
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x2 on the new springs. A nice new pair will lift that car up. And there might be some cosmetic surgery for your problem

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You can raise the strut towers in the rear. It won't fix the problem, but mask it.

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if you put eibach springs on a car and had a system in the trunk, would the back still sit lower than the front or are the eibachs pretty stiff?


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You may want to check the springs, as I had one snap (2001 Sable, driver rear). My father had one snap (2003 Sable, Driver Rear). My brother had one snap (2003 Taurus, Driver Rear).
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would this be why my rear shocks sounded like they were squishing water inside of them when i was working on my sway links??

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I used the steel spring spacers to raise my 99 wagon (both front and rear, about 1.5 ", for more ground clearance and prevent bottoming out on driveways). Package of 4 (enough for one axle, 2 per side) about $7 at Auto Zone.

When installing be sure to jack up the end of the car so the springs are fully extended and tighten them, so you have them extended at least as much as the unloaded spring, so they don't move or come out when the spring is extended from going over a bump, for example.

Stiffens the springs a little as well.
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You may want to check the springs, as I had one snap (2001 Sable, driver rear). My father had one snap (2003 Sable, Driver Rear). My brother had one snap (2003 Taurus, Driver Rear).
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That was mainly a gen 4 thing which they had a recall on.


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