Front Left Gas Strut
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KYB Front Left Gas Strut

Part No. 334381 Warranty  

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KYB Corporation produces a variety of ride control, hydraulic, and electronic products for use as original equipment and replacement parts in automobiles, motorcycles, trucks, specialty vehicles, buses, aircraft, railroad cars, industrial applications, agricultural applications, and civil engineering projects. KYB’s global headquarters is located in Tokyo, Japan. By consistently developing world class ride control products, KYB has become the world's largest supplier of OE and aftermarket shocks and struts. In fact, more than 1 in 5 vehicles built around the world use KYB shocks and struts. KYB has 32 facilities in 21 countries, and 15 manufacturing plants in Asia, the United States, and Europe. While much of KYB's overall sales are from automotive shock absorbers, KYB also produces a wide range of hydraulic and electronic equipment used in a variety of applications in many aspects of modern life. Vehicular and transportation applications include power steering systems, automotive electronics, construction equipment, agricultural equipment, special use vehicles, railroading, aircraft, and maritime shipping. Other KYB product applications include hydraulic equipment used in manufacturing, testing, lifestyle, and civil engineering projects, as well as special needs equipment such as wheelchairs. The varied uses and applications of KYB products and equipment demonstrate our commitment to helping create a safer, more efficient, and more comfortable society.

Ride Comfort is important, but restoring a vehicle’s Ride Control; stability, stopping, lane change responsiveness and handling is critical. KYB Excel-G Shocks & Struts are designed for the most important performance purpose: Restore the vehicle’s original capabilities. KYB is the world’s largest supplier of shocks and struts to new vehicle manufacturers. The Excel-G is made on the same KYB OE assembly lines, uses the same OE quality components and is calibrated to restore original, designed performance, not change it. That earned Excel-G this classification: OEA (Original Equipment for the Aftermarket ). The KYB Excel-G is a Nitrogen gas-charged twin-tube design that includes every quality component that our global OEM products include.

Product Features:
  • A seamless working cylinder vs. welded seams provides the best sealing surface throughout the entire piston stroke
  • Precision multi-stage hydraulic valves that reduces fluid travel to minimize aeration and are calibrated the way OE intended the vehicle to perform
  • Triple chrome-plated piston rod and multi-lip oil seals that reduce wear
  • Solid, seamless mounting eye rings and bolt bushings that can’t separate and become noisy
  • Chemically bonded insulator mounting bushings that won’t slip out
  • A Teflon coated or phenolic piston band that reduces friction and provides a positive cylinder seal
  • Specially formulated hydraulic fluid with multi-range viscosity for any weather climate
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Adjustable Damping:No
Adjustable Rebound:No
Coil Spring Included:No
Damping Type:Non-adjustable twin-tube
Mounting Hardware Included:Yes
Package Quantity:1
Vehicle Position:FL

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  • Q:

    '03 Nissan Murano FWD. I know this item fits my car. What i wanna know is will it be compatible with the aftermarket/ performance springs i wanna buy (H&R 1.5" drop) without prematurely wearing out the shocks. Or is there another brand/type of shocks that is more compatible with the aftermarket springs.
    Asked on 11/6/2012 by eddiy

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      A:

      Yes, this KYB Shock/Strut - Front - part# 334381 is an exact fit for your 2003 Nissan Murano and should be compatible with the aftermarket/ performance springs. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

      Answered on 11/7/2012 by Vincent from AAP
  • Q:

    Will this type of shock absorber work well with lowering springs like HKS. I plan on lowering my nissan murano using this shock absorber with the HKS springs by 1.5 inches.

    Thanks
    Asked on 11/5/2012 by eddiy

    1 answer

    • CUSTOMER CARE

      A:

      With respect to your inquiry on KYB Shock/Strut - Front - Part No. 334381, we will need more information including the year, make, model, and engine size of your application before we can make a suggestion. Please call us at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) or visit the nearest Advance Auto store and we would be more than happy to further assist you.

      Answered on 11/6/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
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