Strut tower bearings for early UrQ
glenahan at fastmail.fm
Thu May 11 21:58:00 EDT 2006
All I know is that the 4k bearings suck - they die every 40-50k and the
URQ ones live.
Now, your price seems outrageous. I think I bought 4k/90 bearings for
about $14 from GPR, half-dozen years ago.
But you DONT want to do he job 3 times.
Have you called the usual suspects? GPR, Blau, etc.?
On May 11, 2006, at 4:54 PM, Ben Swann wrote:
> I am R/Ring and installing new Koni strut cartridges on my '83 Ur
> using stock springs. I want to have parts on hand and went to order
> strut bearings. My local dealer informed me the bearings were unique
> this application and were $167 each and in limited supply. Ouch! He
> they were different from the 4000 quattro bearings which are under $30
> So - what is so special about these UrQ strut bearings? Can I
> Is there another version that will work fine?
> Anyone have a set? Any suggestions?
> benswann at comcast.net
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