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Old 05-28-2010, 12:19 PM   #11
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Check Amazon and stop being a pain. Frequently stuff like this is free shipping.
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Old 05-28-2010, 12:55 PM   #12
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Rear? How could you possibly read thru this thread and think it was for the rear. The rear is just a one piece air shock. No assembly and little skill required. Way cheaper too!

MONROE Part # MA822 {Max-Air Shock Absorber; Package of Two; Air Line, Fittings, and Fill Kit not Included}
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as John said, the rears are just air shocks and can be installed in less than an hour, i just did it less than a month ago on my Dad'* 03 SLE


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A quick FYI for YB and others, MOnroe makes a rear air shock conversion kit:

Conversion Kit converts Rear Air Leveling Shocks to Rear Load Assist Shocks. Requires on ekit per vehicle. See Appendix C.

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Rockauto is where i got mine. First ordered the quickstruts but sent em back for the sensatracks. got all for for almost 1/2 off with the rebates
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Rear? How could you possibly read thru this thread and think it was for the rear. The rear is just a one piece air shock. No assembly and little skill required. Way cheaper too!
Because I'm a computer geek who is trying to learn as much about his car as he can and still has a ways to go lol. Glad to know they're easier. Thanks John
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I'm the forum member that posted on 4-28-2010 "Good Deal on Monroe Struts". After retiring from the General Motors Fisher Body Lansing MI plant with 31 years I agreed to help my daughter and her boyfriend bring a 1992 Bonneville SE back to life. Replaced the brake booster, master cylinder, complete brakes front & rear, front stabilizer bar and installed Monroe Quick Struts all the way around. To install the struts you need two people, an air impact wrench and torches. The top bolts aren't bad but the bottom bolts can be a real challenge. Remove the nuts and heat the steering knuckle. Install the nut over the end of the bolt(so it won't mushroom the bolt). Have one person hit the threaded end of the bolt with a bfh(hammer) while the other person uses the air impact wrench. After much persuasion the bolts will give. I researched the best strut setup for an SE model and found the Monroe Quick Struts were the way to go. Advance Auto had the best price period. Hurry on the Monroe promo. This car now handles like it did when it came off the factory floor 18 years ago.
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Good stuff, thanks for the update!
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I'm the forum member that posted on 4-28-2010 "Good Deal on Monroe Struts". After retiring from the General Motors Fisher Body Lansing MI plant with 31 years I agreed to help my daughter and her boyfriend bring a 1992 Bonneville SE back to life. Replaced the brake booster, master cylinder, complete brakes front & rear, front stabilizer bar and installed Monroe Quick Struts all the way around. To install the struts you need two people, an air impact wrench and torches. The top bolts aren't bad but the bottom bolts can be a real challenge. Remove the nuts and heat the steering knuckle. Install the nut over the end of the bolt(so it won't mushroom the bolt). Have one person hit the threaded end of the bolt with a bfh(hammer) while the other person uses the air impact wrench. After much persuasion the bolts will give. I researched the best strut setup for an SE model and found the Monroe Quick Struts were the way to go. Advance Auto had the best price period. Hurry on the Monroe promo. This car now handles like it did when it came off the factory floor 18 years ago.
Thanks for all the help mg92bonnie. I learned some new things (which in my opinion is priceless) but didnt we end up using SensaTracs?
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You're right Raptor660. Started with Monro-matic Plus. Traded them in for the Quick Strut assemblies that contain SensaTrac struts.
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