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03 identify what my current LIFTED shock strut... so i can replace with the same thing.

Ch3vyh3avy

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Bear with me im not bright. I just bought an 03 i knew that it needed new struts in front. I want to replace then with similar if not the same shocks struts and other recommended parts to replace with struts. How can i find this without the exowner i tried the numbers imprinted on the shock but nothing comes up. It must be lifted im thinking 6 in. But im not sure. Any help would br great
 

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Bear with me im not bright. I just bought an 03 i knew that it needed new struts in front. I want to replace then with similar if not the same shocks struts and other recommended parts to replace with struts. How can i find this without the exowner i tried the numbers imprinted on the shock but nothing comes up. It must be lifted im thinking 6 in. But im not sure. Any help would br great
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The first gen Avy did not come with struts. Can you see any markings on the lift?
 

Ch3vyh3avy

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I looked on Google for the number stamped on the ? After market ? Strut? Does the pic help all ill post the number from the side if it as well if you think it will help

 

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I would take one off, extend it, and measure the length. Then hit the lift kit sites for the correct shock.
 

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I found some at Rock Auto that were 3" lifting, and you can get an extra 1" from a spacer plate. I haven't yet checked with any of the off road sites, they'll most likely have something a little higher. I just didn't want to get to vigorous with it. I do mostly street driving and expressway. I'm already bouncing around with LT265/75/18 tires. lol
 
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