Why Buy KYB Excel-G?

KYB Excel-G shocks and struts will match your vehicle’s Original Equipment (OE). These shocks and struts are perfect for restoring or surpassing your original suspension performance. Some of their perks include:

  • Equal or greater OE performance
  • Calibrated to OE specifications
  • Nitrogen gas-charged, twin-tube design made of quality materials
  • Restore original ride comfort, handling, and suspension capability

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. step : Remove the wheel (0:50)
    • Loosen the lug nuts
    • Raise and secure the vehicle
    • Remove the lug nuts and wheel.
  2. step : Remove the top of the strut (1:10)
    • Use your 13 mm socket and ratchet and some penetrating oil to remove the two bolts securing the top of the strut.
  3. step : Remove the bottom of the shock (1:27)
    • Unbolt the bottom bolt securing the shock.
    • Use a breaker bar and a 21 mm socket and some penetrating oil.
    • You might need a hammer to work the bolts out once you have removed the nuts.
    • Use a pry bar to pry the spindle free from the strut
  4. step : Install the new strut (2:10)
    • Work the strut into place and bolt in the top 10 mm bolts
    • Torque the two 13 mm nuts to 20-25 ft lbs
    • Bolt in the bottom nut and 21 mm bolt and torque to 45-50 ft lbs.
  5. step : Replace the wheel (2:40)
    • Put the wheel back on and hand tighten the lug nuts
    • Lower the vehicle and torque the lug nuts to 100 ft lbs

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Ratchet
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 21mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

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How-to Video:

(03:28 min)

Tools List:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Ratchet
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 21mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket



This part replaces:

  • KYB Excel-G 349008

Vehicle Fit

  • 2004-2012 Chevy Malibu Rear Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 349008
  • 2005-2010 Pontiac G6 Rear Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 349008
  • 2007-2009 Saturn Aura Rear Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 349008
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Part #: KYSSP00329

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KYB Excel-G
Brand #: 349008

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