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Old 09-16-2012, 09:16 PM   #6
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The 06+ struts have a bigger base diameter, therefore the hole in the knuckle that the strut fits into is also larger. 00-05 struts have smaller diameter bases that can be used on an 06+ with the Omni kit which is a shim that fills the gap that would otherwise be there. The only caveat is that an 06 spring also has a different seat configuration and cannot be used on an 00-05 strut and vice versa.
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