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Strut & Spring Assembly Front Pair Monroe Econo-Matic 181661 - MNSSP00163

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Part Details

  • Quantity:   Pair
  • Front or Rear Location:   Front

In the past, replacing struts required specialized tools to compress, remove and transfer the old spring and mount.  Pre-assembled with all new parts, our complete strut and spring assemblies make this job much quicker and easier for the do-it-yourself mechanic.

Each complete strut & spring assembly contains:

  • Upper Strut Mount
  • Strut Bearing
  • Coil Spring
  • Boot & Bumper Kit
  • Gas-charged Strut 

Why Buy Econo-Matic Strut Assemblies?

Econo-Matic strut assemblies are an economical and easy-to-install alternative. Some of its benefits include:

 

  • Quicker installation time
  • Pre-assembled and no compression tool required
    • Includes new mount, bearing, coil spring, isolators, boot, and strut
  • Nitrogen gas charged

 

Item Condition: New

2 Year Warranty

This item is backed by a 2 Year Warranty. In the event this item should fail during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Remove the wheel (0:45)
    • Loosen the lug nuts
    • Raise and secure the vehicle
    • Remove the lug nuts and wheel.
  2. step : Remove the bottom of the shock (1:02)
    • Unbolt the two bottom bolts 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
  3. step : Remove the top of the strut (1:40)
    • Pop the hood and secure it.
    • Use your 13 mm socket and ratchet and some penetrating oil to remove the three bolts securing the top of the strut.
    • Pull the strut down and out.
  4. step : Install the new strut (2:10)
    • Work the strut into place and bolt in the top three 13 mm bolts
    • Torque the three 13 mm nuts to 35-45 ft lbs
    • Bolt in the bottom two nuts and bolts and torque to 100 ft lbs.
  5. step : Replace the wheel (3:46)
    • 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

  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

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

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Do these fit the the 06-07 Montecarlo SS 5.3 FE4 with 18 wheels?
Larry G April 12, 2018
Yes, according to the information you supplied, the part youre looking at will be correct for your vehicle. If you have any other questions or would like to place an order with one of our customer service representatives, please feel free to give us a call.
Adam G April 12, 2018
I dont know on this car. I replaced a set on a 2000 Buick regal. Enter
Marshall L April 13, 2018
Year Make Model Description
2005-2009Buick Allure Buick Allure Front Strut & Spring Assembly Pair Monroe Econo-Matic 181661
1997-2005Buick Century Buick Century Front Strut & Spring Assembly Pair Monroe Econo-Matic 181661
2005-2009Buick LaCrosse Buick LaCrosse (excluding Super Models) Strut & Spring Assembly Front Pair Monroe Econo-Matic 181661
1997-2004Buick Regal Buick Regal Front Strut & Spring Assembly Pair Monroe Econo-Matic 181661
2000-2013Chevy Impala Chevy Impala Front Strut & Spring Assembly Pair (excluding Police Package) Monroe Econo-Matic 181661
2000-2007Chevy Monte Carlo Chevy Monte Carlo Front Strut & Spring Assembly Pair Monroe Econo-Matic 181661
1997-2003Pontiac Grand Prix Pontiac Grand Prix Front Strut & Spring Assembly Pair Monroe Econo-Matic 181661
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Part #: MNSSP00163


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Monroe Econo-Matic
Brand #: 181661

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