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The back end of my Buick regal is very low and I have changed the struts and it is still low

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The ride height of a vehicle is controlled by the springs not struts unless a strut mount has given away. the rear suspension on your regal has a transverse spring and i think it is made up of a fiberglass/composite material. you won't be seeing a coil or a old leaf spring on this set up. the spring may just be weak or cracked, it sits left to right (transverse) mounted in center with ends hanging down attached to your trailing arms(like a upside down u)there are links that connect the spring to suspension arms that actually push/pull on the trailing arms that give the spring it's function. (it vaguely resembles a old corvette suspension as supporting the weight) not as technical or engineered as the vettes suspension though.

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