Strut Question

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Strut Question

Post by flhmfd » Wed Sep 13, 2006 1:36 pm

i have an 2001 r/t lowered on goldlines with stock struts...

i put the lowering springs on with 130 000km on the stock struts and now they are blown (has only been a few months)...the ride is shit now...

i can get a set of used r/t struts with around 20000km on them for 150 bucks...

my question is how long realistically would these last...cause, well look at my sig...my car is pretty low lol i dont want them to blow in 2 weeks

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Post by 03sxt » Wed Sep 13, 2006 1:51 pm

3 weeks. :lol:

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Post by Nick Drake » Wed Sep 13, 2006 2:02 pm

It's not like theres a magic number of weeks, it's more about how you drive.
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Post by flhmfd » Wed Sep 13, 2006 3:29 pm

well i drive all the time soo would you guys say like weeks? or months?

are tokico blues that much more?


p.s things happened and now its $100

would you do it for 100bucks?
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Post by Knoxville_R/T » Wed Sep 13, 2006 4:01 pm

just spend $200-$250 on some tokico hp blues
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Post by OB » Wed Sep 13, 2006 4:28 pm

agreed^
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Post by flhmfd » Wed Sep 13, 2006 4:30 pm

and they will be fine?...even with my drop?
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Post by Drvr02RT » Wed Sep 13, 2006 4:46 pm

Tokico blues are actually warrantied and designed for dropped vehicles. I thinks they warranty up to 1.5-1.75in drop. So yes, you would be fine with them.
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Post by warock » Wed Sep 13, 2006 5:31 pm

tokico blues ftw we have had them on our car for a while now with tein s-techs, and our city has the worst roads,still no problems with the struts
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Post by lambostealth » Thu Sep 14, 2006 7:03 pm

warock wrote:tokico blues ftw we have had them on our car for a while now, and our city has the worst roads,still no problems with the struts


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Post by Canada » Thu Sep 14, 2006 7:38 pm

Running H&R Sport Springs right dude? ^^

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