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  1. Strut compatibility????

    Tire, Wheel, Brake & Suspension
    Got a 95 tercel. Thinking about aftermarket coilovers, but not sure which ones will fit my baby. When I got to Amazon I see Sentras and corrollas, bit no Tercel. PLEASE HELP!!
  2. First Gen Matrix FWD/AWD Rear Suspension

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    Looking for new coils to carry additional tail weight on a 2004 FWD Matrix. Vehicle ride height is compromised under load; tail to the pavement. Before I start drilling holes for a leaf spring kit to get the boat down to the marina, there must be an alternative to the OEM rear coils. From...
  3. 2003 Camry front clunking noise after replacing Struts

    Camry 5th and 6th Gen '02-'11, Solara '04-'08
    I recently replaced all four struts with brand new Monroe OE-Spectrum struts. All 4 new KYB bump stops. Used my original Toyota coil springs and coil insulators. Two front mounts were in good shape and bearing were in good shape also. I did not have any clunking noise before I changed the...
  4. 1998 Rav4: Who makes the best Strut assembly?

    RAV4 1st Generation (1994-2000)
    I have a 1998 Rav4 (Engine 3SFE 2000CC L4, Gas), and I need to replace the front Struts. Does anyone have advice on who makes the best (most reliable) complete strut assembly. While I usually like to use genuine Toyota parts, Toyota does not sell a complete strut assembly. Instead they make...
  5. AE92 DLX and GT-S Suspension Differences?

    Corolla 6th Generation (1988-1992)
    Hello and thank you for taking the time to read my question. I was wondering if there are different spring rates/strut stiffnesses between the GT-S coupe and DLX sedan. If so, what are the spring rates and are the parts physically interchangeable between the two trim levels? Reason I ask is...
  6. Front Struts AWD V6

    Venza Gen1 (2009-2016)
    I did the rear struts last year. bought KYB and OEM springs, Moog/KYB mounts/insulators etc. assembled myself etc. Doing the front this year. I noticed there are no aftermarket spring insulators. and I don't want to spend the $$ the dealer is asking for them. buying upper and lower both sides...
  7. 2007 Hybrid: Should I Change Struts for New Car Ride?

    Highlander 1st Gen - Hybrid (XU20/2005-2007)
    2007 Highlander Hybrid w/ 150,000 miles. Car runs like new and we plan to keep it awhile, but Two things on ride: 1) Loud Road Noise 2) Not a smooth/comfortable ride anymore. For #1, I think I'm stuck with loud road noise on this suv. I tried to spray some undercoating in wheel wells, but...
  8. !!HELP!!Need new shocks for lowered car

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    Got a 2004 corolla with about 49,xxx miles yes 2004! So i lowered my car for a nice clean look no camber or anything, lowered my car about 2 inches around or give or take in rear. I need new shocks my dad says after car been sitting so long but it was okay before i lowered it but since i lowered...
  9. KYB Strut-Plus

    Camry 5th and 6th Gen '02-'11, Solara '04-'08
    I found a large number of threads about how Monroe Quick Struts are awful, but I can find very little about the KYB pre-assembled version KYB Strut Plus. I did see one thread where a person wrote their Camry ended up about 1/2" higher than stock after switching to KYB Strut Plus, which does...
  10. Bilstein 5100 question

    Tacoma 2nd Generation (2005-2015)
    I know this topic has been beat to death, but I have read opinions that are so all over the place, I don't know what to do. I have an '09 Double Cab 4 x 4, and I just had the TSB leafs installed. I have 190k miles, mostly highway, but occasionally tow and 4 wheel into the backcountry for snow...
  11. WTB: 2003-2008 Corolla OEM full set of shocks & struts

    Car parts for trade, wanted parts, or free offers
    Hey everybody, Greetings from Bimmerforums. I was recently (graciously) given an '07 Corolla by my little brother to use as a commuter car. The thing is, he lowered it....and not the right way. He put ebay coilovers on the stock struts, and after some ~2k miles, I'm sure the pistons are...
  12. New Shocks for TRD springs

    Corolla 11th Gen Sedan 2014-19, Scion iM 2016-18
    I'm finally ready to get the springs, but if I am there and doing the work I think I should replace the shocks and struts too but I just don't know what an "upgrade" to the stocks would be. any suggestions???
  13. 2012 Corolla Struts

    Corolla 10th Gen/2nd Gen Matrix (2009-2013)
    Is it correct that many Corolla's share front suspension parts? I have been having a tough time finding the front strut assembly for my 2012, but a quick scan of the forum seems to suggest that all of the Corolla's from 2003 on have the same front ends and parts.
  14. Suspension clunking BAD... Re-tighten suspension?

    Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    Recently changed rear struts, rear control arms (the adjustable ones), front control arms - I DID NOT do the front struts. Prior to replacing rear struts/control arm, there was clunking when i'd hit bumps at low-ish speeds... To keep this short, i had a mechanic from craigslist replace rear...
  15. Sensen Struts (by APX), Good, bad?

    Highlander 1st Generation (2001-2007)
    My 2001 has 193K miles and I'm thinking i'd like to drive it another 40-50K miles. Has anyone else used the Sensen struts sold by APX Auto Parts? Lifetime Warranty. Like these: http://apxautoparts.com/sensen-front-rear-suspension-kit-for-01-03-toyota-highlander-lifetime-warranty-3020.html Any...
  16. Inner tire wear

    Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    Hello guys, im having issues with my left side tire wearing (way) too quickly. It's a brand new tire from discount tire, maybe 1k miles. 2 matching tires in the front however the right side is the only one showing the wear (its nearly bald on the inner edge). Before these 2 new tires i...
  17. Gen 4 Struts Replacement Guide?

    Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    I just bought a 97 Camry 4 cylinder, automatic, 163K for my son. It needs all four struts. I've got the quickstrut assemblies in hand, and am looking for a guide to do the job. (I have most basic tools, no lift or air tools). I found a guide for Gen 3 but I'm not sure how similar they are. I...
  18. Me and my "new" '97 Camry, and struts

    Introduce Yourself Here
    Just introducing myself to the group. I live in the western suburbs of Chicago (DuPage County) and just replaced my son's car (a 99 Accord that was wrecked) with a '97 Camry 4-cylinder automatic (160K) in nice shape with good maintenance records. I knew it needed struts when I bought it, and...
  19. Can Struts of Gen4 97-01 work on Gen3 94 ?

    Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    Hello everyone, My front (especially the driver-side) strut(s) is/are almost shot (Every Little crack on the road is transmitted directly to my very-own butt :grin: I'm in a binge. Can I buy a used struts (from a decent looking 1996-2001 camry) and get it installed by my mechanic guy ...
  20. AE92 Wagon Strut Replacement Help

    Corolla 6th Generation (1988-1992)
    All 4 of my struts have gone in my car and will need to be replaced to pass inspection this September. I have a buddy who can do this if I buy the parts. I was wondering what I actually had to buy? I couldnt find the preloaded quick struts for this car. Does anyone know if I need to buy both...
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