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Old 02-28-2013, 09:35 PM   #11
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HaHa.....

A Master Chefster (oh yeah, we got one of those too...)

I'm bettin' on the bottom of the strut, and after installing the same kit you bought on my car, you might as well start loosening things up to get ready for the install.

Oil, Twist, wait 'till next week & try again got my bolts out without breakage. then it still took some pry & hammer to get the strut out.

I'm betting you'll see a little bulge where it bent in the strut bottom when removed, migh not even be able to see it before removal.
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i had an incident as well, but yeah it was the strut nice dent in it,stupid cinders on the road
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Kit seems to have fixed it. Lf tire definitely has proper visible camber and the suspension feels wonderfully tight and quiet with the new shocks. I didn't have time to reset toe so the wheel is off a few degrees to the right. Gonna get it on the alignment rack next weekend and see how good/bad things still are. Stangely, couldn't see much in the way of a bend in the old strut. The pinched end being slightly crushed by the knuckle makes it hard to notice a bend. Won't know the real results until next weekend but it was an easy job that seems to have solved my issue
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