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81 rear shocks??????
Posted 26 January 2008 - 07:42 PM
the kyb listing is wrong and shocks from the sedans are not even close.
went to classicgarage and they do not have them, pics for the 78 to 80 shock do not match my 81.
does anyone know and maybe have a part number? thanks.
Posted 27 January 2008 - 12:28 AM
This is weird.
Posted 27 January 2008 - 02:02 AM
Posted 03 February 2008 - 04:49 PM
confirmed at several shops that the kyb listing is wrong and went to two different NAPA shops and it is possible to get the listing and pic, the shock in the box does not match the pic.
i did not pursue classic garage option, given my time was short.
my alternative path was to have NAPA measure the shock and identify an alternative which was monroe #5753 ST. another parts house had the shock on hand $23/ea. while the replacement shock body is about 1/2 to maybe 1 inch longer and so too the top stud, i was able to install with no noticeable change in ride height. the ride improvement is significant.
next week i plan to change the front strut inserts and will report on this too.
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