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i don't think they were much more than $20/ea when i bought them from the dealer.

try PMing FORDSVTPARTS. he can get you stock parts pretty cheap.

oh, and berrings = bearings

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Oh, Mike, the human spell check.


For bearings for both sides, upper strut mount for both sides, and strut top nut for both sides, about $26 from FORDSVTPARTS. The bearings themselves are about $5 each.
 

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Exactly.
They're so cheap from the dealer parts dept that there's not much point in shopping around.
 

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Everyone says to replace the strut mounts with the bearings, but I really don't see why. What is there to wear out? I replaced mine just to be safe and because I had already bought them. The bearings though, I don't see how those last more than 12k miles. They seem so cheaply made.
 

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Oh, Mike, the human spell check.


For bearings for both sides, upper strut mount for both sides, and strut top nut for both sides, about $26 from FORDSVTPARTS. The bearings themselves are about $5 each.
well, only bc he originally put the (sp?) behind it. i didn't do it to be an ass or anything.

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I know you weren't trying to be an ass, thus the
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Oh, Mike, the human spell check.


For bearings for both sides, upper strut mount for both sides, and strut top nut for both sides, about $26 from FORDSVTPARTS. The bearings themselves are about $5 each.
Do you have part #s for these by any chance?
 

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Everyone says to replace the strut mounts with the bearings, but I really don't see why. What is there to wear out? I replaced mine just to be safe and because I had already bought them. The bearings though, I don't see how those last more than 12k miles. They seem so cheaply made.
I see NO reason the replace the mount itself. Also, I agree, they are cheaply made.


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Oh, Mike, the human spell check.


For bearings for both sides, upper strut mount for both sides, and strut top nut for both sides, about $26 from FORDSVTPARTS. The bearings themselves are about $5 each.
Do you have part #s for these by any chance?
Which parts do you need numbers for, everything, or just the bearings? And my mistake, cost of those 6 parts shipped was $45. My bad. The upper mounts are a little pricey, but the bearings, are not.
 

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I got mine as a set from BAT Inc. Upper strut mount and bearings together. Can't remember the cost though.
 

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can i just replace the bearing itself? mine are shot also, and i dont have alot of money to spend right now.
 

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ok cool i just hope i dont break crap when i replace them.
 

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There's really nothing to break. It's no harder than opening an Oreo cookie. Just gotta use a spring compressor, which will be the hardest part. Except for that damn Passenger side strut is always a pain in the butt to take out, especially on autos.
 

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i heard that you can break the bolts holding the struts in.
 

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I personally have witnessed 5 suspension installs (two on my own car) and have yet to see that happen. I suppose as long as you aren't man-handling them, shouldn't have any problems.
 

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i heard that you can break the bolts holding the struts in.
You sure can.
Just don't let a gorilla tighten them on install.
Be firm but gentle.
Enough is enough.

 
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