Our steering and suspension components are sealed for long life and do not require the extra maintenance typically required by greasable versions.

Please Note: Whenever replacing steering components, it is highly recommended to have a professional alignment performed on the vehicle afterwards.  Failure to do so may result in issues with steering and premature tire wear.

Direct Fit

All parts are direct fit, application-specific parts with no modifications required

Rigorously Tested

Rigorously tested and made from higher quality materials than the competition. Our parts are built to have a longer life in any environment or road conditions.

State of the Art Manufacturing

Our parts are manufactured by some of the same factories that the OEMs use.

Prepackaged for Your Convenience

Our kits have been carefully put together to include all of the parts you need to get the job done, saving you both time and money. These kits also help take the guesswork out of finding the correct part for your vehicle’s steering or suspension system, allowing you to get started on your repair project faster.

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 top of the strut (1:07)
    • Lift the hood and secure it.
    • Remove the three 13 mm nuts in the engine bay securing the top of the strut.
    • Keep two of them loosely threaded just to keep the strut from flopping around while you work on the bottom half.
  2. step : Remove the wheels (1:37)
    • Use a 19 mm lug wrench to loosen the lug nuts.
    • Raise and secure the vehicle.
    • Remove the lug nuts and set the wheel aside.
  3. step : Remove the stabilizer link (2:03)
    • Use an 18 mm wrench and an 18 mm socket and ratchet to remove the stabilizer link.
    • A breaker bar can help get it loose, using the wrench to secure the back of the bolt.
  4. step : Remove the bottom of the strut (3:01)
    • Apply some penetrating oil to the two 18 mm nuts securing the strut to the steering knuckle.
    • Work the bolts out of the steering knuckle and strut.
    • Unthread the top two nuts and pull the strut down and out.
  5. step : Install the new strut (4:35)
    • Put the strut into place and thread one of the bolts through the bottom of the strut and the steering knuckle.
    • This secures the strut so you can secure the top three nuts.
    • Torque the two bolts at the bottom to 100 ft lbs.
    • Reassemble the stabilizer link.
    • Replace the wheel, using a star pattern on the lug nuts.
    • Torque the top three nuts to 20 ft lbs.
    • Torque the lug nuts to 100 ft lbs.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet
  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Socket Extensions
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 14mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket
  • 16mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 18mm Wrench

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Vehicle Fit

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  • 2007-2010 Pontiac G5 Automatic Transmission 5 Lug Wheels 8 Piece Set Steering & Suspension Kit

This part replaces:

  • Monroe 172179L
  • OE # 22710926
  • Moog ES800030
  • OE # 10382154
  • OE # 22664783
  • KYB SR4057
  • KYB SR4056
  • OE # 15220347
  • Monroe 182179R
  • Monroe 182179L
  • Hollander 538-01684
  • OE # 10359409
  • Monroe 172179R
  • OE # 15140337
  • OE # 22715554
Part #: 1ASFK05617


How-to Video:

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