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Does anyone have experience of eBay shocks £49.99 for the pair including delivery.... seems too cheap to me



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Definitely sounds too good to be any good! These could ruin your car.

Get KYBs from ebay which are good shocks (apparently they are oem). Probably around £130 for a pair.

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Mind if I dial into this. Considering front struts for my '93 N/A, UK spec. Been looking at TCB's site and price looks good - any views? Also, struts or inserts, which is the safer option, long term? Any help gratefully received.
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TCB's stuff is usually good quality and fairly priced, everything I've bought from has been fine.
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Well a pair of front shocks arrived £49.99 delivered including vat!!!

The brand is NEOX, they are allegedly OEM and have a 2 year guarantee....

They look fine...

How can anyone make these for this cost...
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SimonTappenden wrote: 27/08/20 12:33

How can anyone make these for this cost...
hopefully you wont find out down the line

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They are cheaply made in china, have checked up on these and they only have TUV approval. Having dealt with TUV directly for various things in work the certification doesn't actually mean much.

Essentially you can be sure it's a shock absorber and that's about it. They won't be spec'd properly and at best will very likely ruin the ride and handling.
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I have put them on and they are much better than the ones that were on there, I will monitor them closely

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