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Old 07-21-15, 07:00 PM   #151
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Let me echo what ArtBuc says. The only KYB parts you want to buy are the struts themselves; bellows, insulators, and mounts need to be OEM, or the tubing suggested by LexMex for the insulators.
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The KYB's do not come with any extras. You should replace the strut mounts. Do yourself a favor and buy factory strut mounts. I would also replace the front strut mount bearings. Again, go for factory bearings. You can probably reuse all rubber parts except for the bottom insulators which isolate the coils spring from the strut.

PS For some reason, the rear strut mount comes with a new rubber bellows to protect the strut making the rear strut mounts more expensive. My old bellows were in pretty good shape front and rear so I wasn't too happy about having to buy new rear bellows but what are ya going to do?
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I have 110k miles on my '01 RX300 and need to replace all of the struts. Can someone please let me know ALL the parts needed, e.g., struts, bellows, mounts, etc. Or are these struts that come with all of the necessary parts? Thx
I read through almost the whole thread. It seems lot of folks have got their struts changed as a DIY job.
Please can someone help with the part number of items (bellows, mounts, etc ) that i would need to buy from Toyota/Lexus. I am planning to buy everyone myself and then get all my 4 struts replaced by an independent mechanic by paying only for labor. For that i really need to be sure that i don't mess up with any missing part. Part Numbers or web links will help. Also any recommendation where to get the KYB struts for the best price?
Thanks a lot to all the helpful folks on this forum
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