Lexus GX 470 Suspension Parts and Air Suspension Conversion Kit Reviews - Strutmasters
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The product was everything I expected. Jason was very detailed in the order process. The kit comes with directions that are very through. I would say I am a novice when it comes to working on cars, and was able to complete this under 4 hours. A helpful hint, some parts stores such as Auto Zone lends out external spring compressors at no charge, just a deposit, so if you don’t have a set that is a good route as you will need them to get the job done (as the directions indicate). Thanks Jason and Strutmasters for this great alternative option for fixing my suspension challenges.
Took about 4 hrs to install, not too hard. Made a huge improvement in the ride of our GX470.
The passenger side air bag failed on our GX 470. The driver’s side airbag had cracks in it and the condition of the air compressor was unknown. After much research, decided to purchase the Strutmasters conversion kit. The quality of the components is excellent. I do have some install suggestions that would help:
1. After raising and supporting the vehicle, remove the spare tire which will allow more room to remove the old air bags and for installing the new coil springs.
2. When installing the lower coil spring plate/puck assembly, I super glued the flat washer and lock washer together, then super glued those two washers to the underside of the rear axle perch. This made it much easier to install the bolt and nut since the space below the spring perch is confined.
3. Kick panel removal – first remove the “dead pedal” next to the kick panel. It pops off with a flat blade screwdriver. Then remove the retaining nut holding the kick panel in place.
After the kit was installed, the ride is very good. The vehicle is slightly taller in the back. There have been no issues with any of the springs or shocks and no strange noises. Overall I would recommend the kit to anyone. It took me most of a day to install, taking my time. The worst part was cutting off the top nut on the old shocks.
I purchased by JASON and installed my Strutmasters suspension conversion kit on my 2004 Lexus GX470. I thank Jason so much for the upmost customer service in knowledgeand professionalism. Most of all in helping me save thousands of dollars on the conversion. My wife and kids love me more now and don’t have to see a chiropractor due to all the whip lashes from the bouncy ride. We are happy of the smooth ride and it has correct height. Can’t even tell that there is not AIRBAGS on it. Thanks Strutmasters 🙂
I want to start by saying thank you to Jennifer and everyone at Strutmasters. Not only did Jennifer speak to me on the phone in a nice and courteous manner (instead of a remote call center), she made sure to send out the right parts very quickly. Shortly after receiving the parts, I received a HAND WRITTEN thank you letter. Who does that in 2017?!
Anyway, I want to get on with my review. My family and I took a road trip to Key West a few weeks ago. We were expecting to spend about 6 hours in a loaded down SUV, but we were excited because the ride to the Keys is a fun one with lots to see. About an hour into the trip, our air suspension collapsed and would not rise. We spent another 8 or so hours bouncing around and just being miserable. Because I could not safely drive the speed limit, my air suspension ensured that everyone behind us was just as miserable as we were. Did I mention that the road to the Keys in only two lanes? Well, when we finally reached our destination, I looked for a mechanic that could help. Few mechanics had any idea what was happening to our car, and the ones that did know wanted a king’s ransom to fix it. Obviously, the trip home was a lot of fun. We all needed a chiropractor and a masseuse.
After arriving home, I did a lot of research into why my suspension collapsed. I also learned that the price to fix the issues far exceeded what my budget could handle. In came Strutmasters. For a few hundred dollars, I received the parts needed to fix my car. I called a local mechanic who specializes in tires and suspensions, and they installed the kit. Now my car drives smoother than I remember it ever driving. I think this is the best investment I could make on that car. The best part? Never having to worry about those ridiculous air springs ever again!
My family, along with everyone who was stuck behind me on the Overseas Highway thank you for an incredible product.
As a Lexus Dealer we have had the opportunity to help customers save money and extend the life of their vehicles by using coil spring conversion kits from Strutmasters. The cost of the kit plus the installation is far less expensive than replacing the original shocks, compressor and sensors that just wear out. Ride quality is very good, installation time is very reasonable (our techs LOVE doing these) and the customers are happy with their setup. Tech support and customer service from Strutmasters is exceptional and we enjoy working with them. Keep up the good work!
I called Strutmasters for a quote on a replacement for my rear shock/air system on my Lexus GX470. I was surprised how the rep, Jason from Jersey, knew right away exactly what I was calling about and was able to explain everything to me. I had called the Lexus dealership and was given a quote of 3K. As a single parent raising a 4 and 6 year old, that was not in my budget. Thankful, for my co-worker for informing me of Strutmasters.com and for Jason, who is very professional, knowledgeable and helpful. I am excited to received my kit and have it installed. THANK YOU STRUTMASTERS!!!
Forever a Client,
I contacted Strutmasters for a quote on a replacement for my rear shock/air system on my Lexus GX470. I was surprised that the first person I spoke with knew exactly what I was calling about and was able to explain everything to me as I did not even really understand what system my car has and how it works. Donielle provided me with a list of potential installers within minutes and got me a quote within hours. I was not completely aware of how the ordering would work. Most shops I called weren’t familiar with my car’s problem so they hadn’t heard of a replacement. A few I called would not let me order or bring in my own parts. I called one of the places on the list that Donielle provided and they were very knowledgeable. However, they called Strutmasters and received a quote themselves, not sure why since I gave them the quote. I regret that I could not help Donielle, thanking her for her excellent and prompt customer service. I am looking forward to the shock system being replaced.
Jason, my sales consultant, was extremely knowledgeable about the product. The order was taken quickly and very professionally. I left feeling like I had purchased a quality product and company. Based on Jason’s performance I will recommend this product to others.