OESpectrum Strut
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Monroe OESpectrum Strut

Part No. 71135 Warranty Details  

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Monroe® OESpectrum® struts are engineered specifically for foreign nameplate vehicles and feature the latest global original equipment valving technologies. Developed through years of research and on-vehicle testing, Monroe® OESpectrum® units provide an unprecedented level of handling precision and control while filtering out the ride harshness commonly encountered on many foreign nameplate applications. This unique blend of control and comfort is made possible through Tenneco's 'Twin Technology™ Active Control System', an exclusive internal damping control technology first developed for leading global vehicle manufacturers. Tenneco's Twin Technology™ consists of its latest Impact Control Valve (ICV), which delivers exceptional control under virtually all driving conditions, and a patented Low Speed Tunability (LST) piston design that isolates impact-related noise, vibration and harshness.

Product Features:
  • All Weather Fluid: Contains special modifiers to reduce friction and ensure smooth rod reaction.
  • Rod Displaced Valving: Tuned specifically for each application, this valving automatically adjusts to road extremes to provide consistency and ride comfort.
  • Fluon Banded Piston: The fluon band provides consistent sealing between the piston and pressure tube which delivers better control and increased durability.
  • Twin Technology™: Impact Control Valve (ICV), delivers exceptional control under virtually all driving conditions, and patented Low Speed Tunability (LST) piston design that isolates impact-related noise, vibration and harshness.
  • Hardened and Chrome Plated Piston Rod: Long service life.
  • Nitrogen Gas Charged: For improved ride and handling, helps maintain tire to road contact by reducing aeration - on most applications
  • Unique Rod Guide and Single Lip Seal: Bronze reinforced rod guide bearing and special seal provides longer service life and consistent performance.
  • Special Dust Boot/Jounce Bumper: Protective dust boot reduces dirt and any moisture build-up. Jounce bumper helps prevent severe suspension movement. Dust boot & jounce bumper sold separately.
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Body Length:13.813 in
Compressed Length:14.313 in
Dust Shield:No
Extended Length:20.813 in
Hardware Parts Pack:Yes
Travel Length:6.5 in


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Great Product for the cost.


from Houston Tx.

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  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • High-Performance


    Best Uses

    • 09 Optima Lx
    • Large Cars
    • Small Cars
    • Trucks

    Comments about Monroe OESpectrum Strut:

    Made a tremendous diffrence in how my vehicle handles now, thanks for such a great product.

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      Which side of the vehicle does this strut fits on?,Drivers or passengers?.
      Asked on 5/9/2012 by SIRLEE from TX,Houston

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        The Orientation of this part Monroe OESpectrum Strut, Part No. 71135 manufactured by Monroe is Front Right side (ie; Front Passenger side) of the vehicle.
        For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.
        For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

        Answered on 5/12/2012 by Aaron from AAP
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