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Anyone know where I can get "quick struts" for this?  I should replace both fronts.  I dont want to disassemble what I have now.  Or does someone rebuild them, etc?

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I don't belive that a "quick strut" is available for the subarus.  Your best bet is to rent a spring compressor, and compress the spring to remove it from the old strut and install on new strut.

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Maybe you could remove the entire strut from the car and take them into a shop for replacement then reinstall the new struts back onto the car.

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If you pull the struts yourself and take it to a small shop, they shouldn't charge you too much to swap cartridges into your struts. I think I paid $25 to have a pair done but that was seven years back.

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If you pull the struts yourself and take it to a small shop, they shouldn't charge you too much to swap cartridges into your struts. I think I paid $25 to have a pair done but that was seven years back.

Just did this a few weeks ago and it was fifty. Could have probably done a little better had I called around, but I needed it "now."

 

Dan

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Yeah, to be be honest I think it was actually only $20 but it was a 'friend of the shop' hookup too.

Edited by SmashedGlass

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