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Old 09-11-2012, 09:13 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by Black&Tan View Post
I would try to isolate the side that is making noise. Find a pothole or other road obstruction and drive just one wheel over it.

How did you assemble the strut?
Both are doing it but the right one is worse and louder.

I compressed the spring, put it on the strut, put on the top hat, bearing and strut mount. I got the strut nut on fairly right and released the spring compressor. I then tightened down the strut nut real tight and installed it on the car. I then was able to get the nut to tighten another 1/4 turn on each side once in the car.
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