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|05-25-2013 02:47 AM|
Haven't even installed the struts yet. Going to get someone to do that next week and will be getting a wheel balance about a week or so after the installation is done
|05-16-2013 06:02 AM|
|scottfarcuz||Anyone got the rebate money from this deal yet?|
|03-06-2013 06:51 PM|
I just ordered from RockAuto and saved $30 more compared to Amazon.
Amazon was $212 for four sensa-trac. RockAuto was $182 shipped after a 5% coupon.
So, all said and done, $92 for all four struts.
|03-06-2013 06:24 PM|
Here's the Rebate in editable form
|03-06-2013 02:01 PM|
Jeep & truck people, there is also a $30 visa card with 4 Rancho RS5000 shocks:
|03-06-2013 12:58 PM|
|03-06-2013 12:55 PM|
Check out this link... http://gabriel.com/answerman/when...ce-shocks/
|03-06-2013 08:37 AM|
|03-06-2013 08:03 AM|
Were is the rebate form for the Monroe struts?
|03-06-2013 04:33 AM|
Monroe and Gabriel both suck horribly, but even the cheapest Konis will blow OEM away for less money. I've got retardedly too much money in my suspension, but I race my cars...
|03-06-2013 04:19 AM|
#1 ALL quick struts are crap. Keep your OEM springs or buy aftermarket ones from a brand that backs them up with a serious warranety.
#2 For the $200-$300 these setups cost, it's probably better to throw down $350 on some Koni STR.T damps. I'm not going to suggest people go out and buy Bilstiens or high end Konis --but Koni's orange shocks and struts are cheap. I just can't get on board with buying Monroe or Gabriel when one the big players with a serious warranty has entered the budget market.
|03-05-2013 06:01 PM|
|davedumontier||I'm reading all these opinions about various shocks/struts. May I ask how many people here have ever actually changed macpherson struts. It's a big job, with the rears often being especially troublesome. I'm not talking about the struts themselves. Once they're off the car, a good spring compressor will handle the disassembly/assembly relativly easily. Getting to the rear interior mounting bolts can be a chore (BMW E39 for instance). It's a very good idea to buy a Clymer manual for your exact car, at the very least, to have a guide for the procedure. If you're lucky, Youtube will have a video on the procedure. On many cars, don't forget to get an alignment when the job is done.|
|03-05-2013 05:58 PM|
|stasis||Monroe sucks. Stock is way better...even used ones. Save your money and buy off of craigslist|
|03-05-2013 12:09 PM|
|03-05-2013 09:48 AM|
Also remember that lifetime warranty from advanced includes wear and tear. So when they simply wear out, you can get instant replacements.
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