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ny450es 09-16-2010 12:01 PM

oem shock quality
just changed out the oem rears for the bilstein hd's. the oem's had 11k on of them was completely dead the other was at 85%. come on chrysler...that is s h i t quality.

dmlong47 09-16-2010 12:22 PM

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yea my front struts went completely out at 35k, they suck!

ny450es 09-16-2010 12:31 PM

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still can't believe it....embarassing
doing the fronts now...i hope before it rains.

dmlong47 09-16-2010 12:47 PM

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dont forget the washer that goes under the plate on the front struts hahahaha i did and have to re do them again

Jonathan1084 09-20-2010 04:39 PM

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Ok guys stupid question here ... but how do you know when they had failed exactly? Also whould you consider it a wear item like brake pads and wipers?


dmlong47 09-20-2010 05:24 PM

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well on mine the front was super soft and bouncy going over speed bumps and on the high way. i would get like 2.5 bounces in the front over bumps now i get non

DJ BoNiOmArIo 09-20-2010 05:32 PM

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what he said and just the general floaty feeling you get when driving ... just replace them regardless

AB Jeepster 09-20-2010 07:10 PM

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well I realize my mod included the springs... but what a world of difference between OEM shocks/struts and the WK bilsteins HD's. wow... I love my new suspension mod!!!

08Hemi 09-20-2010 09:18 PM

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I can't even believe they would put those struts/shocks on a stock jeep. Pathetic. I changed mine out within 3k to the HD bilsteins. Love them. Never looked back! But wow 15k out of anything but oil is stupid. They should be embarrassed

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