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After reading the 4C recent thread here, I changed out my front struts today. Everything sans the coil spring was changed with new parts. Driver side went fine..passenger side was fine until I noticed a gap in the strut plate & the bearing plate (I think I'm referring to those correctly). Took it back apart & reassembled it; same deal. I shot a quick video for reference. Thoughts?

https://youtu.be/HC7fKurxRBA
 

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All in all, took nearly all day. I've never done struts before & it was quite the challenge.
 

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If you can turn the nut/strut shaft by hand, it's done. If you turn it and it "snaps" back (slowly) then it's not bad.

When I did mine, I replaced it all, because I was already going to be in there and this is a potentially weak link on the R (because they weigh in so heavy). That said, if they are ok, they are ok.
 

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It's not the actual strut, but rather the strut bearing once assembled. I added a youtube link for reference.
 
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