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Old 05-19-11, 06:26 AM   #1
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What product best to replace struts on 2004 Lexus RX 330 with 150,000 miles, but in good shape. Want comfort for wife, and similar to original ride.
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Old 05-19-11, 06:51 AM   #2
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KYB's shocks and OE strut upper mounts...
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Old 05-19-11, 07:05 AM   #3
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Why not OEM if you liked the ride? Try pricing at Toyota.
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^^^+1 If you liked the OEM ride, go back to OEM. Check pricing at Sewell also.
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Thanks. Lexus was 2 times higher than a local tire place which would install KYB for $1000. I will try Toyota, if that could be cheaper than Lexus.
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Also, want to buy 1-2 year old Lexus ES 350. If new, but 2010 or 2011 model year, should an average Lexus dealer discount the price, specifically with a loaded one?
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Old 05-19-11, 04:01 PM   #7
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If you got 150K out of the original struts and were happy, I think that would be the best place to start. On average, I find the Toyota dealer I use for service to be half the price of the Lexus shop and is even closer in my case. Sure, no loaners, etc. However, I did not get a loaner when I had the brake recall done nor the floor mat clips replaced as those were under 2 hours of labor. Had to wait around while it was serviced each time.

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How about these??

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What is the Typical Life span of a Lexus Strut? I recently purchased my first Lexus, a 112K RX330 AWD. It now has a little over 115K. I have not found any evidence that the struts have been replaced and I am thinking 115K is probably pushing it. Sounds like Toyota struts may be cheaper but will the ride be sacrificed? I am assuming if I had air ride it would be rather obvious and I do not see any tubing atahced to the strut. Thanks
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Old 07-25-11, 07:57 AM   #10
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The Toyota dealer would be your best bet for good work and less cost.

Or your independent trusted local mechanic if you have one.
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