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Hi all. I have been chasing a front end clunk in my 1996 Deville for some time now and have had no luck. I have even had shops look at it with no luck. I have replaced quite a few components with no luck. I am thinking the noise I am hearing is the subframe shifting. Lately it sounds like the front end is falling out which makes me nervous to drive it. It clunks bad going over decent bumps and going around curves, Here is what I have done to try to eliminate the noise and because it needed it All engine and trans mounts balljoints hub assemblies inner and outer tie rod ends swaybar links and bushings strut rod and control arm bushings Right front strut assembly There is no play in either side of the front end. Noise sounds especially worse when bumps are hit on the right side, the noise sounds like it is all over I have jacked up the body to let the frame hang and have found nothing sagging or rotted. But I live in upstate NY and our 2 worst enemies are the conditions of the roads and the salt they use on them. I cant even count how many cars I have seen the subframes fall out of, Especially the buick lesabre, I have seen 5 of them alone. All 4 bolts pull out of the unibody just forward of the doors, dead giveaway is the brake lines break due to the twisting and that is how I found 4 out of 5 of them. Anyway Is there any subframe bushing kits available? if wo without spending a ton of money. I would hate to find out the hard way. Thanks