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Old 11-29-2012, 08:30 PM   #1621
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Si. So far so good; 260+ miles, no clunks.
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Old 11-29-2012, 09:46 PM   #1625
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Si. So far so good; 260+ miles, no clunks.
and all you swapped was your STB ?
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Take a look underneath and see if you have any oil leaks from the bellhousing; some people who have leaks have found that the oil has contaminated their clutches and caused the shuddering.
I will double check, I mentioned this to my service adviser and he assured me that this was checked while it was in service. Maybe he can't be trusted.
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and all you swapped was your STB ?
Strut tower brace, strut bearings, and strut mounts. I also used all new hardware for the center strut nut and strut mount bolts.
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Strut tower brace, strut bearings, and strut mounts. I also used all new hardware for the center strut nut and strut mount bolts.
Do you have part numbers for all those Items I wanna order all that from my Se cause I torqued my bolts like you did originally to 35 ft lbs
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Do you have part numbers for all those Items I wanna order all that from my Se cause I torqued my bolts like you did originally to 35 ft lbs
ST Strut Mount: Motorcraft #AD-1098
Bearing: Motorcraft #AD-1094
Brace: DV6Z-16A200-A

The center nut and bolts I don't have part numbers for, since I can't find the full non-abbreviated part numbers, particularly for the updated bolts used with the DV6Z strut brace.

I'd suggest ordering through Tousley, though; call and ask for Steve, he's been a big help to me in getting the right parts ordered.
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