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Old 04-21-2013, 11:53 PM
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So long story short I smacked a deer and needed a new control arm and strut on the front drivers side. Know all my struts are red and the new one is black. I have a 2011 outdoorsman with the hemi. and everyone is saying that it sits a 3/4 inch higher than the regular slt. What I was wondering, is it possible my mechanic put the wrong strut on? the red ones are a heavier duty but why is this one black? I kinda hope this isnt the case but if it is I deffinately want it rectified. maybe I'm just worring about nothing. but it is awkward.
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Old 04-22-2013, 11:56 AM
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I think you need to bring it back and tell the mechanic to order and install the proper shock. There should be a part number sticker on it so you can compare to the other side.
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Old 04-23-2013, 07:47 AM
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deffinatley took it back to my mechanic and hes checking in on it. he told me he ordered it from chrystler using my vin and thats what they sent him. so i explained whats what and the end result is we are waiting for an answer from them.
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