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Old 02-28-2011, 09:01 PM   #1
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my tires wear flat spots in them due to wore out struts. do i need to replace front only or do all and by done with it. i can by loaded stuts online called struttek that are a lot cheaper any one heard of them thanks guys
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never heard of them. you sure you have struts and not shocks? i know the halfies had struts in the front which screwed them for work duty but a 1 ton?

best bet for a 1 ton that is going to work or play is Bilsteins
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you have a 2005. i had an 04 2500HD you have shocks not struts. Bilsteins will be your best bet and last quite a few years if you don't carry a plow off the front. 2-3 if ya do.

you can just do fronts and be fine. how often do you haul or trailer with her? and if you jump in the bed and bounce the truck does she stop almost immediately or does she keep bouncing? if she stops almost immediately then your rears are fine
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sorry i was talking about my 99 bonne
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I'd be weary of buying cheap struts. Cheap usually wears out fast. I'd probably buy the unloaded struts and change the springs myself. Sawgunner'* test, although meant for a Truck, is a good test for the Bonne too. Just bounce, then stop. Car should stop within 2-3 bounces, if not, replace rears too.
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Sorry to bring this old thread back from the dead...but it'* the only thread that mentions Struttek so I thought I'd chime in.

I bought 2 Struttek front strut assemblies on ebay for my 2005 Pontiac Montana Extended Base. The price for both of them was $225 shipped right to my door. I had them installed and they are great struts. They look and feel just like Munroe strut assemblies as far as I can tell. They are gas infused struts. The steel they are made from is thick/strong and they feel very heavy, not flimsy at all. They come with new nuts/bolts for the top, but not the bottom.

And no, I don't work for them. I'm just really happy that I saved MORE than half price compared to brand name struts. I've had them on for a couple months, my ride is VERY smooth, and I gained an extra couple inches height on the front. I would not hesitate to recommend.
JMHO.

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