You can tell if a new front strut assembly is necessary by the behavior of your car. Some of the signs may be subtle, such as mismatched tire wear or a little too much bounce after hitting a pothole. Or, the signals can be alarming. If every trip in your vehicle is excessively bumpy, that is (of course!) a pretty good indication. Unity makes it easy because they combine all of the components you need in a single part. Half of the work is already done for you, so even if you are a novice driveway mechanic, replacing on your own is doable. You can have a quick solution for your automotive suspension issues without having to purchase numerous parts.
Each complete Unity strut assembly is made up of several pieces that are critical to a healthy suspension. Everything is put together for you in advance including the bearing plate, strut, dust boot, chrome-plated piston, and spring isolators. One of the biggest advantages has definitely got to be the pre-set springs. This feature eliminates the decompression process, which is one of the trickiest (and most potentially dangerous) parts of installation. That is why most of the time, drivers have to go to the pros when their suspensions get out of whack.
All of the components of Unity’s strut assemblies are designed to exceed the OEM specifications of your vehicle. The dust boot is rubberized, providing a covering over the surface that protects the strut from taking on dirt and debris. The bearing plate is made of steel, not aluminum or recycled iron. Placed under the mount, the bearing plate is the part of the overall assembly that pivots as you turn the wheel. Its steel construction is paramount to both a long lifespan and reduced noise. Another crucial section is the spring. The struts showcase a CAD-designed steel spring. The toughness of the spring is what allows for a smoother ride and increased cushioning for all those bumps in the road.
While effectiveness and safety are important, one of the biggest attributes Unity suspension struts provide is convenience. For some vehicles, this can be a long installation using OEM parts, especially if you have to assemble all of them at once. Some kits can even take as long as several hours to install. This part can save an awful lot of time. It is estimated that Unity suspension struts can trim installation from 3-4 hours down to 1. Sound good? We thought so.