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Old 06-04-2012, 03:50 PM   #1
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rattles from front suspension

I took my 02 zx3 to a mechanic who said the front, passenger side bearing plate is seriously eff-ed

he told me he couldn't replace passenger side strut without also replacing the driver's side strut and then doing an alignment.

I want it done right but I'm on a tight budget for a few weeks. Is this dude ripping me off or what?


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I dont see why you couldnt do one at a time. I mean, its ideal to replace things in pairs but not nesscery(sp).

the strut mounts are cheap to replace. they get you with the labor.

do what you can.. i hope this helps ya
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yea I think I'm going to just wind up replacing the plates for now and then doing the struts when funding is easier to come by. thanks for the help!
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If cash is tight, just replace the strut mount / bearing plate.
I wouldn't replace one shock or strut at a time either.
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