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I have ruined the shocks up front..
I need a replacement ,,, OTHER than kawi name brand..
The dealer wants a fortune.. Has anybody gone to aftermarket for these shocks ??

1 is bent and the other travels up and down with the tips of my fingers while I had it removed..

BTW - I think my mattracks are extra hard on these :)

Thanks for any help !

Kyle
 

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The front struts can be replaced with a heavy duty alternative, but it requires an experienced front end shop with the machine tools to make the conversion. The cost will be about $1,500 each if the knuckles still have to be welded up and bored larger for the heavier struts.

It has been a few years since I converted one to Jeep Liberty struts, so there may be another option available today as more and more off road vehicles go to front struts.

My suggestion is to remove the two struts and take them to a local suspension shop and have them see what they can find in the way of substitutes, and then you will know if you need to remove the steering knuckle and have it welded up and then bored for the larger struts.
 
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