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Old 05-15-2011, 02:16 PM   #1
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Im replacing the rear air struts on my bonnie and i have a question on how the connection goes. it was stuck and when i pulled it out of the old strut it kind of broke. i fished 2 o-rings out of the old one and the new ones dont have any. also there was like a flange on the air line, do i cut that square or leave it alone?
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Pics would help!
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i think i figured it out, the other side came out whole. im going to have to find a new line somewhere because the flared part that meets the strut is messed up
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anybody know where you can get that line besides rockauto
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jy'* arent being very helpful either anybody know what else will work? 2000+ use the same type of ends? i just need the line from the pass strut to the little tee and the jy'* say they dont keep stuff like that.
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You could look for a universal air line kit and see if you cant find one with same type fittings and use it
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The Monroe airline kits ak-29 for example probably has all the parts you need to fix yours.
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just came back from getting that ak29 kit, thanks for the replies i just wish i had known about it before calling all the local junk yards, a couple parts places, dealer, etc...
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I have some line and fittings i could have sent.
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thanks but i got her done last night, something wrong with it though the struts feel almost like they are solid and the car sits up higher than it did.
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