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Author Topic: strut top mount  (Read 4688 times)

Offline badders1954

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strut top mount
« on: October 22, 2016, 03:21:18 PM »
the ns top mount looks like the attached pic surely its not right just had new mount spring and shock!!! any ideas4688-04690-1
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Offline johnnyroper

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Re: strut to
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2016, 05:04:46 PM »
Something don't look right with that mine is nowhere near as high as that.

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Re: strut to
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2016, 09:27:41 PM »
I have exactly the same problem! I also don't know what to do now  :(

Offline badders1954

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Re: strut to
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2016, 06:01:18 AM »
last resort is to try genuine ford parts which are on order after that I don't know the os one is fine only about 1/4 inch gap
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Offline bigjeeze

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Re: strut to
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2016, 09:49:03 PM »
I had this issue after changing mine - it was the doughnut bush - non genuine and not a good pattern part - it basically collapsed. I replaced with a better version and all was well.
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Offline badders1954

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Re: strut top mount
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2016, 04:41:12 PM »
Solved all new genuine ford parts fitted all ok moral don't use cheap ebay crap!!!!!!

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Re: strut top mount
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2016, 10:54:32 PM »
Good to know! I used monroe parts but they just collapsed like yours.

 

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