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Old 12-02-2014, 09:19 PM
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I was looking at MONROE Part # 181661 econo struts to replace mine..good price on rock auto..61 a piece.
 
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MONROE Part # 181661 More Info Econo-Matic
Category: Strut / Coil Spring / Mount Assembly
$61.99
^ Econo-MaticEcono-Matic® strut assemblies include all the components required for strut replacement in a single, fully-assembled unit. This fully integrated design helps reduce installation time, eliminates the need for a spring compressor and helps ensure a complete repair. Econo-Matic strut assemblies feature nitrogen gas charging, velocity proportional valving and all-weather fluid to deliver improved comfort at an economical price.
 
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Old 12-04-2014, 12:37 PM
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I got mine from am autoparts on ebay for $270 for

Product Details


Part Number: AM-2796369459

Specifications:

Comes as a SET of 4
Fits both the LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) FRONT & REAR
Includes:
Replacement upper mounts
Upper and lower spring isolators
Upper spring seats
Coil springs
Boot kit
Preassembled for easier replacement
Do NOT fit the following packages or models:
Models with Electronic, AIR, or Modulated Suspensions
Police or Taxi Cab Models
Models with 18 inch wheel
Brand NEW fitting for the following years and models:
1997-05 Buick Century Front & Rear Shock & Strut Kit (Set of 4)
1997-04 Buick Regal Front & Rear Shock & Strut Kit (Set of 4)
2000-03 Chevy Impala Front & Rear Shock & Strut Kit (Set of 4) (excluding Police Package)
2000-07 Chevy Monte Carlo Front & Rear Shock & Strut Kit (Set of 4) (excluding 18 Inch Wheels)
1997-03 Pontiac Grand Prix Front & Rear Shock & Strut Kit (Set of 4)

10 Year Warranty
Effective June 23, 2014: This item is backed by a 10 Year Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will replace the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.


those a direct bolt ons so far work great. Wish I would have found the Monroes not much money saved but would of been about 30 more i could have put into my interior LOL
 
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Old 12-14-2014, 09:50 AM
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Night and day with new struts ... Guess i can do back ones..i see diff ones listed, w/o 17 in wheels etc.. Why is that?
 
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Old 01-11-2015, 06:20 AM
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needing to replace suspension hearing lots of creeking noise and the ride is not as smooth. Do I need to replace shocks all around or struts or both ???
PS - 177K miles on an 04
 
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Old 01-11-2015, 07:55 AM
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I found swaybar link gone on left side,the lower part,was making a banging noise,i replaced 4 struts ..complete units..fronts I got on ebay rears 1automotive
 
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Old 01-11-2015, 10:45 AM
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I got new rear Monroe struts and front cartridges for $125.00 at Oreilys..
That I installed last year.
 
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Old 01-11-2015, 07:38 PM
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i had a question real quick whats the economy struts on rock auto? i see economy, original ride, and performace handling, so my question is what is the difference between all 3?
 
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Old 01-12-2015, 10:09 AM
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depends what you have,ls has a diff ride than the SS,and are not as stiff..cornering at 35 as an ss will corner at 55..more fun.
 
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now when it says front left or front right vs front is there a difference in the front rights and lefts?
 

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