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2005 GT time to change out the struts

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Old 01-12-2015, 11:47 AM   #1
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Default 2005 GT time to change out the struts

I am getting ready to do my front end. I think I am going to put Koni's on what do you suggest I also plan on changing my lower control arms.
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Good time to lower the car too since everything is pulled apart
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Old 01-12-2015, 01:12 PM   #3
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Don't forget to replace the stabilizer bar bushings while you are at it. They are solid so they require the stabilizer links to be off in order to slide them off/on the bar. I just replace them on my 08, the bushings disintegrated in my hands when I took them off.

Replacing them also resolved the majority of a log rolling sound I had going over bumps.
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I am getting ready to do my front end. I think I am going to put Koni's on what do you suggest I also plan on changing my lower control arms.
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I assume you mean that you're planning to change out your front control arms?
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I am getting ready to do my front end. I think I am going to put Koni's on what do you suggest I also plan on changing my lower control arms.
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I assume you mean that you're planning to change out your front control arms?

Hey Su - I'm a little curious as to this as well! Are you Looking to do Front Control Arms along with Struts?

Let me know if there's anything I can help out with!

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Old 01-13-2015, 10:41 AM   #6
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Hey Su - I'm a little curious as to this as well! Are you Looking to do Front Control Arms along with Struts?

Let me know if there's anything I can help out with!

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with 100,000 miles I am planning on doing the struts along with the control arms. I was told lower control arm but maybe the correct terminology is front control arms. along with the ti rod ends. I am looking at the summit catalog and was told that Koni was the best. I want to upgrade from stock. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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with 100,000 miles I am planning on doing the struts along with the control arms. I was told lower control arm but maybe the correct terminology is front control arms. along with the ti rod ends. I am looking at the summit catalog and was told that Koni was the best. I want to upgrade from stock. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
thanks
I like these Strange 10-way adjustable struts. They perform well, for close to the price of regular stock replacement struts.
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