Can struts be interchangeable?

Can struts be interchangeable?

Struts are interchangeable from side to side. There’s a notch on the shock body in the fronts where the pinch fork must slip around.

What brand of strut does Toyota use?

KYB makes Toyota-Lexus struts, but they are softer than the “KYB” that are for all cars.

Are left and right struts interchangeable?

OEM or original equiptment yes it does. Your break line will attach on the R or L side, but some manufacturers put bilateral brackets so is can go on either side. Check for this and any mounting changes from either side.

What should be replaced along with struts?

Shocks and struts should always be replaced in pairs (front axle or rear axle), and it’s even better to replace the shocks/struts on all four wheels at one time. This helps maintain reliable handling and a consistent response on both sides of the vehicle.

Are struts universal?

Universal air struts are a great option if we don’t offer any bolt on suspension products for your vehicle. Universal struts are not designed for a specific application so modification is going to be required to fit your vehicle.

Are front and rear struts interchangeable?

No, they are interchangeable.

What does KYB stand for?


Acronym Definition
KYB Keyboard Mapping
KYB Know Your Business
KYB Kick Your Butt
KYB Katy Youth Basketball (Katy, TX)

What is the OEM brand for Toyota?

Denso is a Toyota OEM One OEM that Toyota relies upon so much is Denso Co, which produces OEM parts for Toyota and other carmakers and manufactures aftermarket parts under its name. It was founded as Nippon Denso Co as part of the Toyota group of companies but is now independent, though still 25%-owned by Toyota.

Can you put struts on wrong side?

The struts aren’t side specific. The OEM coils and shocks are the same for both sides. Reversing them should have no effect.

Do you have to do a front end alignment after replacing struts?

Replacing those struts requires no alignment.

Do you need special tools to replace struts?

These assemblies allow you to replace both of your front struts yourself in less than two hours. You’ll have to get an alignment done afterward (about $100), but you’ll still save about $300 by doing the job yourself. You’ll need rust penetrant, wrenches, a pin punch or large screwdriver, and a thin piece of plywood.

Are struts sold in pairs or single?

No they do not come in pairs.