View Full Version : replacing front suspension question

02-22-2010, 12:10 AM
im getting tired of the front of my all-trac bottoming out when i drive the speed limit over the hump on some intersections by me (55mph) it still has the stock suspension. i cant afford coilovers right now so im thinking of getting some kyb gr-2's. what else besides the inserts should i buy before i replace them? im on the stock height right now :( i would also like to replace the rear struts but what do you guys think of these http://kragen.com/ProductList.aspx?parttype=50&ptset=A&searchfor=Shock+%2f+Strut%2c+Rear ? i replaced the struts on the 98 camry i had but im sure those are diffrent. thanks guys

joe's gt
02-22-2010, 01:00 AM
you positive your springs aren't bad as well? Springs support the weight of the car while struts control the oscillation. If your car is sitting lower in the front you can bet that both are bad. Mine bottoms out like crazy cuz both my springs and struts are shot.

02-22-2010, 02:11 AM
Do ball joints and tie rod ends while you are in there. If you haven't replaced your wheel bearings, get them too.

If you are gonna tear it all the way down, do it all and do it all right.

It will be a hundred or so more, but you will handle like new again.