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Have an opportunity to pick up a complete set of kyb shocks for a 06 element on the cheap, can I re-use my 09 sc suspension top hats on the 06 struts? Only difference I was able to find after searching is the 06 and 09 is the way the spring is wound and the use of a spring isolator that came out in 07, any other differences?

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Have an opportunity to pick up a complete set of kyb shocks for a 06 element on the cheap, can I re-use my 09 sc suspension top hats on the 06 struts? Only difference I was able to find after searching is the 06 and 09 is the way the spring is wound and the use of a spring isolator that came out in 07, any other differences?

Thanks in advance

I just looked up the part numbers and my listing shows they are all the same from 2003-2010.


You can double check part numbers here: www.hondapartsdeals.com
 

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Thank You lizzurd..Can I use Tein s-tech 06 springs on my 09 sc? What was the rational for Honda winding springs in the different direction in 07? Anyone have experience on running the kyb and s-tech spring combo? Seems like a cost effective alternative to coilovers
 

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any comparison pictures available to show members?
 

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The reason the claim they switched winding was to prevent bump steer. I think it was to keep aftermarket competitors down. I have looked at the part numbers. You should be able to use the kyb gr2s and the tein springs with your top hats. I think. If you get it to work let me know Because I am considering the H&R springs and the KYB's.
 
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