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Monroe Gas-Matic Strut

Part No. 81984 Warranty Details  

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Monroe® Gas-Matic passenger car struts are gas charged and provide improved control at an economical price.

Product Features:
  • Available for import and domestic passenger cars
  • Gas-charged unit
  • Improved handling and control
  • Economical OE replacement
  • Meets OE product specifications
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Body Length:15.875 in
Compressed Length:16.875 in
Dust Shield:No
Extended Length:26.125 in
Gas Charged:Yes
Hardware Parts Pack:Yes
O.E.M. Replacement:Yes
Travel Length:9.25 in

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MonroeGas-Matic Strut
 
3.5

(based on 6 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

No Pros

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Small cars (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Reviewed by 6 customers

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5.0

Very good Strut

By 

from Wisconsin

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Verified Buyer
3 or more reviews submitted

Pros

  • Comfortable Ride
  • Easy To Install
  • Improves Handling

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Driving
    • Replacement

    Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic Strut:

    Good quality Strut

     
    4.0

    Gas- Matic Strut

    By 

    from Parma, OH

    About Me Mechanic

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small Cars

      Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic Strut:

      Did not see the Monroe name on the strut.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      1.0

      This Strut Is Wrong Fitment !

      By 

      from Nashville TN

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Incompatible

        Best Uses

          Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic Strut:

          Wrong Item this part does not fit 1999 Mercury Cougar even if Advance Auto Parts web site says it does.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          decent product for the price

          By 

          from Erie ,Pa

          About Me Mechanic

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Small Cars

            Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic Strut:

            brackets for brake line were bent check before ya leave the store, over all good product

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            easy to install

            By 

            from manly, ia

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

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            Verified Buyer
            3 or more reviews submitted

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Small Cars

              Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic Strut:

              not very good with working on cars but this was pretty easy to install myself

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Not real easy to install but 'doable'

              By 

              from topeka

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Improves Handling

              Cons

              • Difficult To Install

              Best Uses

              • Replacement

              Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic Strut:

              replaced both

              • Car & Truck:
              • Casual Driver

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              7 Questions | 9 Answers
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              • Q:

                Is this a quick strut or not
                Asked on 12/6/2016 by Luke from Michigan

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  No, Luke, this is a gas matic strut. Monroe Gas-Matic struts are gas charged and provide improved control at an economical price. To locate the exact Monroe quick strut, please provide us with the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle.

                  Answered on 12/7/2016 by Steve from AAP
              • Q:

                Is this considered a complete strut??
                Asked on 3/14/2015 by GG

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  Hi GG, good question! This #81984 is just a strut, not a complete unit. Please provide us with the details of your application (including the year, make and model) and I will be happy to provide you with the correct strut assembly that can be used if available.

                  Answered on 3/15/2015 by Solomon
              • Q:

                is this strut made for the front, back, or ether side?
                Asked on 4/1/2012 by eddy from Illinois

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  This part Monroe Gas-Matic Strut, Part No. 81984 manufactured by Monroe is for Rear side of the vehicle.
                  For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.

                  Answered on 4/1/2012 by Aaron from AAP
              • Q:

                I have a broken spring. Do I need to change strut also?
                Asked on 3/9/2011 by davetheslave from wi

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  Coil Springs can alone be changed and no need to change the complete strut assembly.

                  Answered on 3/10/2011 by Parts Guru Geo from AAP
              • Q:

                will this make the the car set up high
                Asked on 6/22/2010 by twin` from ohio

                2 answers

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  These are O.E.M. style struts. These are not a shock that is designed to lift a vehicle.

                  Answered on 6/22/2010 by Kevin from AAP
                • A:

                  No,struts are like a shock.Ride heigth is the coil spring,after market parts are needed to lift height.Check under performance.

                  Answered on 11/30/2010 by Landon's auto Repair from Harvard,IL
              • Q:

                Are these struts made in the U.S.?
                Asked on 6/16/2010 by strolski from Indiana

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  Monroe has manufacturing locations in many countries.

                  Answered on 6/16/2010 by Mike from AAP
              • Q:

                Hi there, Does a boot cover come in the box with the strut?
                Asked on 6/9/2010 by Joe from Rockville, MD

                2 answers

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  No a boot cover does not come with the strut.

                  Answered on 6/9/2010 by Kevin from AAP
                • A:

                  no the boot is a seperate order item, it will run you approximately 25 dollars a piece.

                  Answered on 10/14/2011 by cappy from brockton ma
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