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Guys I wreaked my 90 coupe ! :eek2: Due to my stabilizer bar snaping away from my lower control arm at the stabilizer link bolt assembly totally snapped where it connects to the lower control arm. The lower arm is also bent to hell at a angle! Damn! I'm not sure if it happned when i hit the curb or before because i made a sharp cut aka. nascar style. Payin the price now!
I have 3 pinpoint concers I have while trying to assemble this back myself.

1. I got under there and start rippin it up I got everything in the assembly of the lower arm out but i can't get it detatched fromt he wheel hub. It apperently has some sort of pivitoing boot joint thats keeping it locked in there , how do i get this off? I can see the bolt thats looks as if it would slide right off bu this thing is just on there! Are there berrings or a special tool i need to get it off and out ? This must be replaced it bowed at a 20 degree angle.

2. Also the stabilizer bar. I don't want to take chances and have this thing snap on me again, i dunno if it was the actual bolts that held it on or total failure of ther bar or lower arm itself. How hard is this to get off? I haven't attepted at detaching it because it looks complex , as it runs under the exaust pipe/catback then connects to the other lower control arm on my drivers side. Looks as if its a single bar correct? Would getting this bar out require removal of my exauxst system? Boy I hope not

3. How much should I expect on spending for the stabilizer bar and lower control arm? Should i expect to replace anything other than the clearly damaged parts ? i.e bushings ,seals , nuts?

I will be getting this inspected after i do the repairs ,Don't nee any more crashing. Doesn't look to hard but time cosuming? Should I attempt the repair? or take it in now?
 

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Emerald City Legend said:
:( o yeahhhh and i just called the dealer 500 alone for th parts. they love heating up that cloudy broken piece of glass don't they?
There are a couple of Acura dealers that offer discounts on parts:

One of these is Sunnyside Acura in Nashua NH: www.acuraparts247.com
 

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BAD LEGEND! BAD LEGEND!

I know how you feel ! I ran into this prob just trying to change the back struts!Yea new struts. And springs Oh yea for got to tell you that I ran into a little prob with the lower strut bolt! :vomit:
check this pic out man!
as you can see the bolt has fused to the strut! Thank God for the DREMIL!! :bowdown: The cut off pice of the bolt is still in there! Now I must drill out the bolu and find a new one to match it up!
 

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grrrr

:vomit: The aftermath.... with bombs still going off

Parts....

Replace front Right cracked Axle- 65 buckz
Replace front Right Lower control arm / bolts/ and bushings - 55 buckz
Replace front Right Steering nuckle - 95 buckz
Front Sabilizer bar + bolt assembly- 75 buckz

Labor
Towing- 50 buckz
labor for parts installed above- 156.00

520.00 dollars later.....

bombs still dropping....

Car pulls violently to the right :confused:

Car need alinment - 80 buckz
Front right Upper contol arm- ?$?
new chrome wheel- 400 buckz
+ labor?$?

Ho ho ho happy holidays! :(
 

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add the alinment to the costs got one today to straighten otu the wheels but my car pulls to the right still man, Will i ever get the legend feel again? :(

I have a very minor Crack in the right sub frame according tot he person who inspected my undercarage and suspension today. Time to get it san blasted and take it to the man to get welded !

$$$$ it never ends. Body damage and paint to come .....she will be back

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