Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2005 21:50:27 -0400
From: Malt_Hound <""Malt_Hound\"nospamm-me not*yahoo.com">
Subject: Re: Replacement strut cartridges


Ed wrote: > I just purchased KB strut cartridge inserts for my 1997 Saab SE turbo. > Does anyone have any info on replacement instructions. I can take them to > a garage to have the work done but if possible I would like to do it > myself. All info I have is for replacing the whole strut assembly. > > Thanks It's basically the same job, except when you get the strut out and have compressed the spring and removed the upper spring perch and spring, you now need to remove the large nut (I forget what size it is) on the top of the strut that holds in the cartridge. Once the nut is off the cartridge slides out. Clean out the oil inside the strut housing and slide in the new one. Assembly is the reverse of removal... -- -Fred W Toys for sale, Hey get your toys here: <http://users.adelphia.net/~fredwills/>

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