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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.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:37)
    • Loosen the 21mm lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Pull off the hub cap
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Strut (3:27)
    • Hold the sway bar link collar with vise grips
    • Remove the 14mm nut from the top of the sway bar link
    • Remove the vise grips
    • Pull the sway bar out of the strut
    • Remove the ABS sensor wire from the clip
    • Remove the 12mm bolt from the ABS sensor
    • Pull the sensor and brake line aside
    • Loosen the two 22mm nuts at the bottom of the strut
    • Tap the 22mm bolts loose with a hammer
    • Remove the 22mm nuts and bolts
    • Open the hood
    • Remove two of the three 14mm nuts from the top of the strut
    • Loosen the third 14mm nut
    • Support the strut as you remove the last 14mm nut
    • Pull the strut down and out
  3. step : Installing the Strut (7:52)
    • Lift the strut into place
    • Start the three 15mm nuts onto the bolts at the top of the strut
    • Tighten the 15mm nuts to 59 foot-pounds of torque
    • Make sure the steering wheel is straight
    • Line the spindle up with the strut
    • Place the two 22mm bolts into the bottom of the strut
    • Start the two 22mm nuts onto the bolts at the rear
    • Hold the nuts with a 22mm wrench
    • Tighten the bolts with a 22mm socket and ratchet
    • Tighten the 22mm nuts to 156 foot-pounds
    • Clip the brake line and abs wire into place
    • Insert the 12mm bolt into the ABS sensor bracket
    • Push the ABS sensor clip onto the wheel spindle
    • Fasten vice grips to the sway bar link collar
    • Put the sway bar link into the strut
    • Start the 14mm nut onto the sway bar link
    • Tighten the 14mm nut to 29 foot-pounds
    • Remove the vice grips
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (10:34)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the 21mm lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 76 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Vise Grip Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 22mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 12mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket

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Year Make Model Description
1997-2001Lexus ES300 Lexus ES300 Front Strut Assembly Passenger Side for Models (excluding Adjustable Suspension) KYB Excel-G 334245
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1999-2003Toyota Solara Toyota Solara Front Strut Assembly Passenger Side KYB Excel-G 334245
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KYB Excel-G
Brand #: 334245

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