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Rear shocks and compressor are toast on my 2004 Lesabre. Can I put just the shocks on and not worry about the comperessor? Are there shocks that would replace the Gm shocks?

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Yes, you can just order them without level ride, you could also install the same ones the only thing is the air part will not be used, but if the shock without air is cheaper then just use them, i think it may be hard to get without air as seeing they all have the air ride, again if a problem just use the stock shock without useing the air,you could install hoses to shock and put your own air in them, there would be a valve you install under the bumper or where ever you like, you would ask for a air shock hose kit, easy to install. hope this helps, heres a picture of kitRear shocks and compressor are - afc0076.jpg

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