Lowering spring on monroe aftermarket strut

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Jillustre
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Lowering spring on monroe aftermarket strut

Post by Jillustre » Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:45 am

There anybody put lowering spring on aftermarket monroe strut?

If I do that, did the struts lifetime will be reduce and blow after couple of month?

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Post by NyNeon0813 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 12:04 pm

I got struts from advance auto, I think they were monroe.. Put my eibachs on them and the rear struts were shot after a year.
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Post by el-fit » Thu Aug 09, 2012 12:21 pm

i have 1gen monroe struts in my 2g neon with eibach springs
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Post by Danteneon » Thu Aug 09, 2012 12:23 pm

If I could just figure out how to meld the Outback and the Neon into one car...

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Post by occasional demons » Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:30 pm

el-fit wrote:i have 1gen monroe struts in my 2g neon with eibach springs

Did you modify your knuckles to fit the 1gn struts?
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Post by el-fit » Thu Aug 09, 2012 4:05 pm

yes sir

it`s a very smooth driving

but, you have to put some bumps stops, because the tire can touch de chasis
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Post by ejclide » Thu Aug 09, 2012 9:21 pm

I bought monroe sensa tracs at advance, replaced them 3 times under warranty, and got tired of it. Eventually you will get tired of the shitty ride and bottoming out so frequently.
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Post by dtjackten » Thu Aug 09, 2012 9:42 pm

i had the option at advance when i worked there and i ended up getting the KYBs.. they have lasted years on sportlines.. may want to look into that...

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