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Old 10-12-2017, 11:42 AM
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Anyone have any experience with Unity complete struts or those complete struts offerd on Ebay?
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Old 10-12-2017, 03:10 PM
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I just ordered a pair of them for my wife's pacifica.

From what I read the struts are good but the upper bearing is weak. So my plan is to save the old bearing from the top of the assembly in case I need it. Some claimed to have solved the weak upper bearing plate with the current ones but even if you only have to but that part later on its a steal price wise.

The order is somewhere in Florida at the moment on its way to Alabama.
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Where did you order them from and would you consider them for your X5
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I bought them on ebay from here :

https://www.ebay.com/usr/completestruts

As for my e53? No. But that is because I want to run koni struts since I can adjust them to the ride I like. I have the koni's on other bmw's I own and love them for the adjustable part.

If I didn't want the adjustability part I would try them at least once. They are so cheap it would be nice having a spare set of springs if nothing else. Also if you are not experienced working on cars and don't have a set of spring compressors and are wanting to do the job yourself then I would definitely go with them. All together like that will make the install a breeze.
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Old 10-12-2017, 09:28 PM
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UPS just updated the tracking on the struts for my wife's car and its showing the 17th so this Tuesday. I will shoot some pics and do a review of them when they come in if that helps.
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Thanks - have you read any other reviews for these?
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I looked up a ton of reviews before I ordered them for the wife's pacifica. From what I read everyone was happy with them except the one long term test that said the top bearing plate failed. But since I plan on saving the current plates in case I need to swap them I'm not worried about it and the plate is cheap new so no biggy there either.

The one that had his fail was after 3 years too. But he said the struts were fine after 3 years just play in the bearing.
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