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Old 07-01-2015, 10:03 AM   Thread Starter #1
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Default Shocks and Struts

I am looking at replacing my suspension parts. I am having an issue with my suspension and I think the struts/shocks are to blame for part of it.

I am wondering if people have experience with some of the cheaper brands like Stagg or Mookeeh. They are around $100-$125 on ebay.
Then there is KYB Excel shocks for $225.

Are the cheaper sets any good?

Also looking at the ez set, with springs and mount as I would like to replace the strut mount and they are around $50 for a set.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Full-Set-2-F...9c9e19&vxp=mtr

Any help will be great.
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Old 07-01-2015, 10:04 AM   #2
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I woul;d get the known stuff , KYB .
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Old 07-01-2015, 10:25 AM   Thread Starter #3
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Default Re: Shocks and Struts

Ya, what I was thinking, just wondering if anyone had an experience with the others. Wouldn't mind saving $100 for something else, like tires.
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Default Re: Shocks and Struts

Suspensions like tires are something I don t play with , but one can do what he/she wants , it s them that pay right !

My choices would be either oem or KYBs
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Default Re: Shocks and Struts

I have experience with the ones sold on Ebay, the construction its solid, have them for almost a year now and running, and no problem whatsoever, at the beginning I suspected one was faulty, but it ended up being the strut mount that was busted, used the saved money to pay the tires, that its only my experience, and note that where I live its full of pot holes and bad made speed bumps.
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Where I live too roads are in real bad shape .
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Originally Posted by SrRuiz View Post
I have experience with the ones sold on Ebay, the construction its solid, have them for almost a year now and running, and no problem whatsoever, at the beginning I suspected one was faulty, but it ended up being the strut mount that was busted, used the saved money to pay the tires, that its only my experience, and note that where I live its full of pot holes and bad made speed bumps.
Thanks, I will be checking them tomorrow. I plan on replacing struts, shocks, and strut mounts. Would like for it all to be new.
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Yep , it makes for a better job .
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