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Old 4th September 2016, 09:53 AM
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I reckon I'd replace the struts and springs together.

Have a read here: http://www.testingautos.com/when-str...ld-be-replaced
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Old 4th September 2016, 10:35 AM
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^ I tend to agree with that approach, Kevin.

The OEM struts are an all in one solution. I like the Pedders EziFit approach because they are off the shelf parts. All well and good to pursue the bespoke path - I've done it successfully a number of times (with cars and other things). However, it usually ends up costing more, and is rarely as good an overall result as buying the ready made solution.

Suspension specialists like Pedders tend to know more about this stuff than any of us, and have far greater experience so that they tend to get the overall balance right. They charge for that expertise! Fair enough too.
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It's a pretty safe approach to replace springs & struts together. You can check the struts with the bounce test...push down hard on each corner in turn, if it bounces a few times before coming to rest the strut needs replacing. A healthy strut will return to rest without any bouncing
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Well after some long thinking I ended up getting the pedders exifits with a 1" rear spacer in.

Noticeable difference in handling.
So should have done it a long time ago lol
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Glad it's worked out well for you .
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Noticeable difference in handling.
So should have done it a long time ago lol
That's always the way lol
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Was the final straw when I ended up dragging on ther tow bar on a short section incline.
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