PBALIAS, I have to agree with you on this one. See my post W210 spring removal process
for the flames I received for helping people out with lowering their car. Unfortunately, I have no help for you.
JDBUB, "I believe that in most case the factory engineering is the best. " Would that apply to the 1996 Grand Voyager, and the 1985 Mustang GT? I can only imagine that these cars could not possibly be improved upon.