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1987 CRESSIDA QUESTIONS with 114k miles.......

First of all i think this is a great site and i want to thank you for all your help you've offered. "GREAT JOB" Thank you....
Now i have a few questions i hope you can help me with.

1. would it be worth the time and would it work if i swapped my analog dash for a digital one off another cressida is there more involved than just swapping the instruments, like wiring ect ?

2. i have the "sport suspension" on my cressida. my left rear shock is leaking and i noticed when the car is in motion like on a highway the left rear tire butterfly's a bit im thinking to the leaking shock. how hard is it to find another one to replace it ? im thinking if a dealer had it it would cast more than i paid for the car it self. any ideas ? b.t.w i've been looking for a set at the junk yards too and still looking.

3. this one is really important to me.. what octane of gas do you reccomend 87 or 91 ? what are your thoughts using a lower octane like 87 but also using a octane booster and what about using a fuel injection cleaner as well ?
I hope you can help me out on these questions. Thank's again, Ronald from So. Cal

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    Marvin May 11, 2010

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Shocks should be replaced in pairs so change both, dash should not be a problem

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