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Old 05-11-2012, 03:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Fudman View Post
This is not a new occurence. The previous posters have characterized the sound as a clunking sound. Some have seen corrosion on the strut shaft but how this translates to noise is unknown. I seen this now on Bilstein HDs, Sports and now the PSS. Sad to see the legendary Bilstein quality has gone the way of the dodo bird.
I'm baffled as well, there is definitely no corrosion on the shafts. I have previously lifted the dust boots while the car is on a lift, and they look fine.

What is also perplexing, is not everyone is experiencing this problem. The reports seen few and far between...I have done a few internet searches and can't find a lot of posts on this issue.
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