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Old 09-16-2012, 11:52 AM   #277113
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Originally Posted by briangl92 View Post
Not really. I did both struts in a little over 3 and a half hours...which is fast for me. I got a half hour or so worth of help from Drewski but then like the Brit he is, he bailed

The strut mounts make it really simple. They're keyed so that the strut holds itself from turning as you do up the top nut.
lol, those bailing Brits.

Ehh, I dunno. E46 fronts take about 45 minutes a side. I've done Jimmy's front struts so often due to bad parts that it's second nature, lol.

Also, the top nut isn't even an issue.
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