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    Quote Originally Posted by idune45 View Post
    I got my rear shocks from rock auto for 380.00 each, same part number as the dealer that wanted 800.00 each.
    Well they’ve gone up a little but still no where near the dealer price! Good call idune



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    Quote Originally Posted by Fireduck69 View Post
    Also check the pads on the end of the springs. I have found them broken off.
    We have same car!

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    Well a couple months ago to almost now a year, I found out my front shock was blown. So after looking and going back and forth with my service guy and finding the parts (2 different warehouses) I decided to bite the big one and replace all 4. Because we decided that buy the time the others needs to be replaced, will the parts be available or will they be discontinued with the rest of the xlr parts. It cost me a pretty penny but that big expense is out of the way now. cross fingers nothing else major will go wrong. Figures why couldn’t they have gone out before my extended warranty expired. The extended warranty paid out 16 k or something in that area of repair work since I had the warranty. It expired last 2017nov


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    Every time I see my "BABY" I smile and say to myself, "I still don't believe i am a owner of this Great car".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darrell View Post
    We have same car!
    Black or Cashmere interior? I have Cashmere, I believe there were 37 built this way but my memory maybe off a couple.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeye372 View Post
    Well a couple months ago to almost now a year, I found out my front shock was blown. So after looking and going back and forth with my service guy and finding the parts (2 different warehouses) I decided to bite the big one and replace all 4. Because we decided that buy the time the others needs to be replaced, will the parts be available or will they be discontinued with the rest of the xlr parts. It cost me a pretty penny but that big expense is out of the way now. cross fingers nothing else major will go wrong. Figures why couldn’t they have gone out before my extended warranty expired. The extended warranty paid out 16 k or something in that area of repair work since I had the warranty. It expired last 2017nov


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    Yeah...that warranty paid for itself 3 times over! Mine is good though October.


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    I purchased a new warranty plan for about 2k in April of 2016, it’s good for 5 years or 100k miles . So far I only use this one once for Air Condition repair, but warranty plan before this one paid out many more pennies then what it cost! That plan was purchased when I bought her in March 2011


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