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New Struts

I just purchased Bilsteins for all 4 corners. The fronts went completely limp at 93 k. They sent me the wrong ones at first and the piston was 7/8" in diameter. I thought that was impressive. I just received the correct HD struts and I'm shocked at how big the pistons are. They're the size of a fork on a motorcycle!! I'm guessing 1.5 " in diameter. I guess it takes a bunch to hold up that v8 in the front. Either way, I'm stoked to have a decent ride again.

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