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Old 10-06-2006, 03:43 AM   #1
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i need to replace my rear struts on my car. it has the TEMS suspension and nobody part stores seems to carry a replacement. so what have you all used to replace the stock struts that are compatablie with the TEMS system?
i know the dealer can get them for me but not looking to spend $325 each for OEM. when performance after market are usually better.
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Old 10-06-2006, 05:38 AM   #2
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http://www.suprasport.com/Tokico-Struts_p_70-162.html


the illumina's are TEMS compatible.
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Old 10-06-2006, 06:05 AM   #3
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Just dont get the 30$ autozone ones. They suck. And they said free installation on shocks, And the guy was trying to tell me the car has struts. I went in there and pointed out that there is an eye on both sides, Which means it has to be a shock. So I got mine installed for free . Shows that they wont try to rip you off when you know what your talking about. lol.
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autozone and advance auto parts say they dont have ones that are compatable with the TEMS suspension. im not looking for the cheapest either just dont wanna spend over 300 each for OEM struts from the dealer cause aftermarket is better then OEM and sometimes cheaper.
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Old 10-06-2006, 05:46 PM   #5
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Pep Boys has the ones that are compatibles. And they carry aftermarkets. So look into those.
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BTW, im selling kyb GR-2s brand new for 120$ shipped
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Tems is nice, but way too expensive for the average guy. I went with KYB and lowered the car some and it works out pretty nice. If you leave the car the stock height, then it rides very nice. Put some good swaybars on it and it will handle much better but still maintain a relatively smooth ride.

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Hey pm me with some details.
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just got off the phone with pep boys they say they dont have anything compatable with the TEMS system for the rear or front andbody happen to have a part number that i can give them to look up?
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Yeah I am on my waqy there right now ill give you the details when I get back,.
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