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Strut Tower Studs

Discussion in 'Buy / Sell / Trade' started by 65tacodude, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. Jun 9, 2010 at 6:11 AM
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    65tacodude

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    Anybody have any strut tower studs laying around for a second gen? These are the upper studs that hold the strut assy in the chassis. It doesnt matter if they are the longer ones or shorter. Snapped one last night and have a feeling the dealer is going to make me by the upper cup plate. Thanks
     
  2. Jun 9, 2010 at 6:21 AM
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    I just put in a revtek 3" lift last night and I have the six oem studds. How did you snap one?
     
  3. Jun 9, 2010 at 6:37 AM
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    65tacodude

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    I was reinstalling my struts and torqueing them down( to the proper torque) and SNAP. Just effing pissed me off. If you want to get rid of those studs, I'll take all six....
     
  4. Jun 9, 2010 at 6:41 AM
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    BirdTRD

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  5. Jun 9, 2010 at 6:59 AM
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    Cool thanks! I only snapped the one. Dont really need the extended length ones anymore but hell ill get what i can. Thanks for the link. Ill just get those.
     
  6. Jun 9, 2010 at 7:23 AM
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    BirdTRD

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    Your welcome. You may also consider this opportunity to put in a 1/4" spacer ($20) for lean or even 1/2" ($60 but include studs) spacers for a little extra lift.
     
  7. Jun 9, 2010 at 7:35 AM
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    65tacodude

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    I tried putting the 1/4" one in on the driver side for the "lean" but it wouldnt budge anymore to get the strut in. I know its a fight but the spring was hitting the UCA and i said eff it, i can live with a 1/2" lean. Course thats measuring with 3/4 tank full of fuel
     
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