Replacing suspension system; Need advice.

Reply

  #1  
Old 01-13-20, 08:28 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2015
Posts: 78
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Replacing suspension system; Need advice.

My 2003 Toyota Sequoia has 127k miles and is in fairly decent shape. I feel there is still plenty of life left in it. The front bushing and springs are shot and needs replacement. Would you recommend to use dealership parts when it comes to suspension or are aftermarket parts good enough?
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 01-13-20, 08:43 PM
Member
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: USA
Posts: 363
Received 5 Votes on 5 Posts
I used Moog parts on my old F150 when I rebuilt the front and and back suspension. Been happy. My opinion (worth what your paying for it) is that unless it's a high end vehicle, aftermarket suspension are just as good if not better than OEM (both financially and quality). And you mean front struts, correct?
 
  #3  
Old 01-14-20, 02:23 AM
Marq1's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Sep 2016
Location: USA MI
Posts: 4,784
Received 141 Votes on 131 Posts
First thing you should do is price out the components, chances are you will find the OEM parts will be many times the cost of aftermarket.

Once you have that information chances are the decision will be much easier to make!
 
  #4  
Old 01-14-20, 08:24 AM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2015
Posts: 78
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
That is correct. Passenger front side spring is broken and bushing shot. My mechanic was saying its recommend getting the full set replaced instead of just springs and bushing and also do both front at the same time.
 
  #5  
Old 01-14-20, 08:52 AM
pugsl's Avatar
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: United States
Posts: 8,555
Received 27 Votes on 26 Posts
Buy strut replacement assy. Much better than piecing parts together. Moog was always my first choice when working on front end components
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description: