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I have a 2008 Dodge Caliber SRT-4. After nine years I am…

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I have a 2008 Dodge...
I have a 2008 Dodge Caliber SRT-4.
After nine years I am taking the car into a mechanic and I'm having the struts replaced. My question is, Does the SRT-4 use special high performance struts that were designed specifically for the SRT-4 or are the struts used all the same no matter what trim level Caliber you may have? I love this car and want to ensure that I don't have parts installed that are not specifically for the SRT-4 performance package. When I asked the mechanic about it he informed me that whether it's a RT, or an SRT-4.... there is no difference in the quality, design or performance of the front or rear struts.
Is this true?
Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dodge
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The mechanic I'm using is insisting that they are all the same
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Dodge Mechanic: Randall C, ASE Master Technician replied 6 months ago
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Ok, he is correct. The one strut is used on all the Calibers however.. there are 2 other options one could have installed, performance and touring struts. I would highly recommend going with the standard struts, You will get a better ride and handling will be better, Performance will give you a too firm ride and you will likely not like it. Touring? rare to see or use them but that is the high end option of standard struts. Use what your mechanic recommends as he is correct and you will be just fine

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