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Topmounts replacement....!!!!!..😭😭😭

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Old Oct 13th, 2017, 05:37   #11
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Default Top bolt on struts

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Howdo to all...well my v40 is still running sweet,,we'll OK it still going...,,in the mist of doing the top mounts,,,,☺😕😬😡😤😤😤😤....!!!!!,,,,complete strut assembly out of car but can not get the bolt on top undun as shaft keeps turning,,,,,ave tryed moe grips,, ave been looking for a post on ere I think by gatos,,on the removal of and dismantle of the complete strut assembly with pictures,,so if anybody can point me or add the page to this thread,,a big thanks...j
I had the same issue, took them to Big O Tires they swapped all my new hardware over for $15 each. the only part I reused was the springs. After fighting it for an hour I was happy to pay the $
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Old Oct 13th, 2017, 18:26   #12
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Howdo,to all,,,we'll had a good look under the car,,and no split hoses,,,!!!!!😬😡😤....but did find this,, pictured,,,and as there is no coolant leak above this point,,it got to be the water pump,,if u look at the middle of the pic u can see a drip of coolant at the bottom of the water at sum point I will be buying a gates belts + pulleys + water pump set..again thanks for the help,,,,so now the wait begins....😕😕😕😑😑😑😞😞😞..,.
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