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Old 05-06-2006, 09:21 AM
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How hard are they to replace on a 03'?


Labor cost seems to be much more than the actual cost of the strut and I am considering doing it myself.


Also, what is the preferred shop manual for the 03' these days?
 
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Old 05-06-2006, 04:20 PM
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mj they are pretty simple on our cars jack them up 3 bolts on top 2 at the spindle then all you need is a spring compressor and an impact of somesorts pretty easy only take sabout 30 minutes per wheel
 
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Old 05-09-2006, 03:25 PM
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Thanks for the info!!!


I don't have an impact. [] Which part of it do I need an impact for?
 
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Old 05-09-2006, 08:25 PM
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to take the nut off the upper strut plate sometime you can get by with out one
 
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