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  1. Source for Heavy Duty Rear Springs?

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    I retired my '03 Grand Caravan CV (cargo version) and bought a "regular" '07 passenger Grand Caravan. I've found that the suspension on the cargo version is indeed different: The '03 has 3 leaves in the rear springs whereas the '07 has only 1 leaf per side. Since I haul equipment in this van I...
  2. Rear spring bushings

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    Anybody replaced rear spring bushings on these vans? I have a 06 DGC sxt. Got a squawking noise from the left rear(driving me crazy) and the spring bushings are cracked and crumbling shock bushings seem ok. Sprayed wd40 and that stopped the squawking for a little while. Removing the springs...
  3. Rear sway bar bushings - only available thru dealers?

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    Has anyone replaced the set of bushings on the rear sway bar? Are they RH / LH specific? (only one part number, but some dealer parts sites list a Left and a Right while others just list it as one part..) I don't see any aftermarket alternatives, am I missing something? Thanks
  4. Air Lift kit with rear A/C

    3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    happy holidays all!! i usually post to another GC site, but they dont seem to repsonsive, so ill try here. :) i have two 1996 GC, ES, 3.8L. im moving parts from one to the other. yesterday we moved over the rear leaf springs and put on new KYB gas-a-just shocks. today we install the airlift...
  5. Rear Shock Replacement?? -- OE or KYB (your experience / opinion)

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    First, what's the difference in Mopar OE Shocks between those listed for standard VS. Touring suspension? (monotube vs. GR2 type setup??) Second, how does longevity (life span) compare between OE and KYB? and Third, any real difference in ride between the two (KYB vs OEM/Mopar) thanks
  6. Spring group codes???

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    Would any knowledgeable person be willing to explain / point to an explanation of "spring group types" as per mopar parts catalog? (4th generation vans) In particular - does this code represent load carrying capacity of the spring? Example: "[ZAA] Through[ZZX]= Spring Group Types, Found on...
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