OESpectrum Strut
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Monroe OESpectrum Strut

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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:14.875 in
Body Type:B4
Compressed Length:15.375 in
Dust Shield:No
Extended Length:21.750 in
Parts Package:BE17110753
Travel Length:6.375 in


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  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • High-Performance
  • Lightweight
  • Versatile


    Best Uses

    • Small Cars

    Comments about Monroe OESpectrum Strut:

    it took me a lot of time to decide to buy the monroe brand, because some people would tell you diffrent things, but it work out better than i would thought. these monroe shocks and struts are very good product, quality so far so good i just have them for a week, would see how long they can last,i haven't found anything bad at all. the reson that i decide to buy them from advance auto parts are the poeple that knows the product they sell and also they offer assistance on line while you browse they web.

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      how difficult is this to install in your driveway or garage without a lift
      Asked on 3/17/2013 by Alan from Potomac, Maryland

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        No, it is not possible to to install in your driveway or garage without a lift. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

        Answered on 3/18/2013 by Steve from AAP
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