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cgrizzly888 04-29-2010 11:49 PM

Strut Mount question
How important is that little peg beside one of the 3 bolts on the strut mount? I noticed the peg was a little lower then the passenger side so I lowered the strut and noticed the peg separated from the strut bearing. I also noticed the strut bearing his quite a bit of play when I removed the 3 bolts. Is it time to replace? 185k miles

jmay87 04-30-2010 12:08 AM

it just sets the camber in a fixed position, popping the pin out allows for minimal adjustment of camber. At 185k, if the suspension is original it is probably ready to be refreshed though.

cgrizzly888 04-30-2010 12:23 AM

Only the strut bearings are original. The rest of the suspension, control arms, bushings, sway bar endlinks, struts, have been refreshed a couple times.

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