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Originally Posted by lagdti View Post
OK,we supplied a Unipart shock(customer only wanted the broken one replaced...) and that retailed at £52+vat.I'm sure you could source some cheaper ones from GSF or Eurocarparts.

They are very easy to fit,all you need is a jack,a pair of axle stands and a 21mm 12point socket and ratchet with an extension.They are bolted top and bottom,and you'll need the 12 point socket because the top bolt has a strange head to it which only a 12 point socket will fit on.

As I said,expect around half an hours labour for replacing both together.Again,I would strongly recommend that you change them in pairs.
hi lagdti,its nice to know that there are still genuine people in the trade,you seem like one of those people so keep up the good work and keep the advice coming,thanks gemsdad. ps just a shame you support the wrong football team,ha,ha.
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