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    Today I have noticed the drivers side strut is leaking oil
    can anyone give me ideas of what to fit next,within reason
    would it be better to fit complete kit

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    The oil will be from the shock absorber, so that's what needs to be changed. However, you should do both front shocks, as the new one will perform differently to the old one on the other side if you leave it. You may also want to take the opportunity to replace the shocks as well, to save on labour compared to doing them later.

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    as above, but think Rebillion may mean 'you may also want to take the opportunity to replace the TOP MOUNTS (not shocks twice) as well, to save on labour compared to doing them later.
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    So can you get inserts for signum 3.0 struts

    Been looking at super sport line kits..... Any good ?
    Last edited by jodiexii; 8th July 2012 at 20:22. Reason: Mistake

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    Quote Originally Posted by plasma View Post
    as above, but think Rebillion may mean 'you may also want to take the opportunity to replace the TOP MOUNTS (not shocks twice) as well, to save on labour compared to doing them later.
    Lol, no I meant replace the springs as well, but top mounts is good also.

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    I agree.
    As well as replacing the shocks, springs, and top mounts I did the ARB struts. Also take the opportunity to ensure your car is fitted with the plastic sleeve which fits the bottom coil.
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