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MC, KYB or Moog Strut Mounts?

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#1 OFFLINE   Robw13

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Posted 06 March 2018 - 03:10 PM

Which brand would be a better choice on the Front Strut Mounts for my 07 FWD Edge?  MC, KYB or Moog?  The Moog & KYB look little different than the MC's.  Also, MC or KYB for the Struts correct?  And would Stock Springs still be any good with 250k on em?









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#2 OFFLINE   enigma-2

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Posted 06 March 2018 - 06:32 PM

Motorcraft. Nothing is better than OEM. (Except the aftermarket advertising).
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#3 OFFLINE   macbwt

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Posted 06 March 2018 - 08:57 PM

I have tried different brands and can say I came back to the Motorcraft..  Others will fail prematurely.  


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Posted 07 March 2018 - 04:48 PM

Is the MC Struts themselves good or would aftermarket be fine for those to?  Also, should I purchase New Strut Mount Bushings?



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Posted 08 March 2018 - 12:35 AM

Is the MC Struts themselves good or would aftermarket be fine for those to?  Also, should I purchase New Strut Mount Bushings?

Not sure where you are getting information on front strut bushings.   You can replace your struts and strut bearing mounts with MC parts or as I prefer I use MC strut bearing mounts and KYB Excel G struts.  KYB does sell quick struts now for the Edge. The strut bearing mount will be KYB and I have no reason to believe the strut bearing mount will be any less quality than the MC parts.

 

KYB will provide a firmer ride and IMO better handling.  The OEM will be a softer ride.


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Posted 08 March 2018 - 09:14 AM

Are the Monore Brand ok quality?  Rockauto has them as a Complete assembly but if their not, I don't mind buying everything separate. 



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Posted 10 March 2018 - 07:14 PM

Are the Monore Brand ok quality?  Rockauto has them as a Complete assembly but if their not, I don't mind buying everything separate. 

KYB sells a quick strut for the Edge now.  I would go with the KYB as I plan on doing this with my 2011 soon.


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#8 OFFLINE   WWWPerfA_ZN0W

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 01:17 AM

KYB QuickStruts are available for 2011-14, not yet for 2007-10.  So pick Motorcraft for best overall ride, KYB for sporty ride, but keep the mounts Motorcraft.


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Posted 12 March 2018 - 03:26 PM

Recently replaced both my struts and mounts.  After debating the same question, i went with motorcraft for both; very happy i did!  Do as others have advised and definitely purchase Motorcraft mount either way. 


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#10 OFFLINE   PrinzII

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Posted 03 April 2018 - 01:37 PM

What are the part numbers for the MC strut mounts? I might as well replace those while i am doing the whole thing.



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Posted 03 April 2018 - 03:38 PM

I have a 2011 FWD. My vehicle used the following.  I ordered them from RockAuto as at $32 a piece, that was the cheapest i could find. 

MOTORCRAFT AD1100 Strut Mount
 

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Posted 03 April 2018 - 04:28 PM

If you go with Motorcraft, make certain you get the ones for your tire size (18" tires are different that 20" tire size). Aftermarket are universal are not manufactured to that precision.

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Posted 03 April 2018 - 07:07 PM

What are the part numbers for the MC strut mounts? I might as well replace those while i am doing the whole thing.

You will find the parts listed here:  https://www.mactgara...-edge-2011-2014


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