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Old 08-15-2011, 05:47 PM
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Bilstein Strut install question

I just got my Jeep back from the dealer where I had my Bilsteins installed...after looking closely...one of the front struts, at the bottom, where the bolt goes through looks bent slightly..not the strut itself. Just wondering if I need to be worried here? I tried to take a pic of the bent one compared to the straight one on the other side.
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Old 08-15-2011, 05:53 PM
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The dealer bent it?!?! Take it back on principle alone. You don't wanna lose any strength in the bolt or you could have potential problems later.
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Re: Bilstein Strut install question

i dont see whats bent?
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Looks like that small yellow tab on the strut is bent up a lil. Right?! Lol

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Why wouldn't you just take it back? I wouldn't even spend the time to make a thread, if ones different then the other go back and demand they replace it.

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Re: Bilstein Strut install question

yup..it's the little yellow thing..the tab thing that the bolt goes through...I bought the parts elsewhere, and had them do the work... thought I would take it to the dealer to have it done right! They also left the coolant tank unbolted...found the bolts under the hood! I do plan on going back but wanted to check here for some thoughts...
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Re: Bilstein Strut install question

When I installed mine, I had to cut that tap. You shouldn't have any problems with it bent.
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Regardless the dealer effed up w the coolant bolts too. Doh
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Re: Bilstein Strut install question

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thought I would take it to the dealer to have it done right!
And now you know - dealers tend to be lazy, clueless, mouth breathing scam artists
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Re: Bilstein Strut install question

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Lol to mouth breathers!!!
Waterbiters might be the one term I prefer beyond that

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