I have a 1989 Cadillac Eldorado with auto-leveller in the back, which
consists of a pump and two air shocks. I don't really want to pay
over $300.00 for a leveller pump for this car, but would rather find a
nice, inexpensive work-around. The car sags a bit in the caboose, as
I imagine it is used to a little boost from the air shocks. My goal
is to level the car, so I'm guessing that I will need air shocks to
accomplish that goal (vs. replacing them with standard shocks).
Air shocks for this car are $118 apiece, and since I only paid
$1500.00 for the car, I"m trying not to spend the same amount on parts
in the first month of ownership ;). Could I find a couple of cheaper
generic air shocks and do some kind of retrofit? Can I just pump the
shocks up with a standard air pump and leave them at that level? I'm
kind of a newbie to air shocks--done lots of hobbyist car work, but
never messed with air shocks.
How else might I cheaply level the car, if not with air shocks?