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I've found numerous sites for the spring kit and for the anti-sway bars. Do they make the pro suspension kit with shocks fgor the CTS 3.6L?
 

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Yes, just go to their website and seach for the appropriate application. SDMarine has both installed on his car and likes them. Hotchkis also makes sway and springs which are more aggressively tuned but also cost more. I have the Hotchkis set and feel very satisfied with the results.
 

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Eibach doesn't have shocks, but their springs are designed to use the stock shocks. They may only list the springs for an '03, since that's when they were originally designed, but rest assured, they're the same part for the 3.6L, since we all share the same chassis. They also have sway bars. If you have the Xenon HID headlights (or the sport package) you've got self leveling rear shocks. Go to CadillacFAQ to see how to lower them, so you can sit level when you lower your car.

http://www.cadillacfaq.com/faq/answers/lowercts/index.html

Other options for springs are H&R and Intrax. For Sways, (besides Eibach) Hotchkis and the stock CTS-V bars are both upgrades to our cars.
 

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I have the Hotchkis swar bar set, and it was a remarkable upgrade, very tight suspension. They may cost more, but I felt that they were worth it. Once I get new rims/tires I'll get the Hotchkis springs, and also the RSM Strut braces.
 

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Mbai2 said:
Yes, just go to their website and seach for the appropriate application. SDMarine has both installed on his car and likes them. Hotchkis also makes sway and springs which are more aggressively tuned but also cost more. I have the Hotchkis set and feel very satisfied with the results.
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Eibach doesn't have shocks, but their springs are designed to use the stock shocks. They may only list the springs for an '03, since that's when they were originally designed, but rest assured, they're the same part for the 3.6L, since we all share the same chassis. They also have sway bars. If you have the Xenon HID headlights (or the sport package) you've got self leveling rear shocks. Go to CadillacFAQ to see how to lower them, so you can sit level when you lower your car.

http://www.cadillacfaq.com/faq/answers/lowercts/index.html

Other options for springs are H&R and Intrax. For Sways, (besides Eibach) Hotchkis and the stock CTS-V bars are both upgrades to our cars.
Thanks.

I had seen an Eibach kit at AutoTire that included shocks (for another car) and was just wondering if there was a similar kit for the CTS.

I've got the Nivomat rear shocks and have read about swapping them out with the V's. Since I was going to have the dealer install the Eibach's I wasn't sure that they would go for swap.
 

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There are plenty of V drivers who upgrade to the stiffer FG2 shocks, usually by the dealer before they pick up their new car. The old FE4's may even be laying around at the dealer. If you ask over in the V forum, you'd be surprised at how many are willing to sell their old FE4's for under $100/set. That's how I got mine. It also helps if you can do the WildWhl Nivomat mod before you do the spring install, then simply swap shocks and springs at the same time.
 

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There are plenty of V drivers who upgrade to the stiffer FG2 shocks, usually by the dealer before they pick up their new car. The old FE4's may even be laying around at the dealer. If you ask over in the V forum, you'd be surprised at how many are willing to sell their old FE4's for under $100/set. That's how I got mine. It also helps if you can do the WildWhl Nivomat mod before you do the spring install, then simply swap shocks and springs at the same time.
Thanks, I'll check the forum. :thumbsup:
 
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