Front Only – KYB EXCEL-G/GR-2 1998-2002 Forester


  • The KYB Excel-G uses OE quality components.
  • Pair of Front Struts
  • Twin-tube Design.
  • Calibrated to restore original performance.
  • Restores vehicle ride, control and stability.
  • Schedule an install at Primitive (Tigard,OR) Here
SKU: GR2 Forester 01 Fronts Categories: , ,

    KYB EXCEL-G 98-02 Forester. These are an excellent value, they are our best selling strut for all models.  KYB is the strut and shock supplier for Subaru, nearly every Subaru rolls off the line on KYB’s.  They don’t come in flashy colors or with fancy adjusters.  Twin tube designs that blend a smooth ride quality with enhanced road control.  A low-pressure gas charge and patented check valve minimize foaming and aeration.  Ride stays consistent, even under rough conditions.  They will help to restore your vehicles handling back to new.  The Excel-G have a excellent longevity and durability.

    KYB will warranty struts and shocks for the original purchaser if defects in material or construction are found.

    Internal Design:


    Adjustable Valving:


    Gas Charged:


    Made In:


    Piston Rod:

    Ultra-smooth triple chrome plated to reduce seal wear.

    Oil Seal:

    Multi-lip synthetic oil seal with wiper, keeps fluid in and contaminates out.

    Body/Bracket Construction:

    Thickest and strongest in the industry to increase rigidity.

    Valving Assembly:

    Rebound and compression valves assembled by hand, in a pressurized clean room.

    Rod Guide Construction:

    Sintered iron, helps maintain correct alignment.

    Inner Cylinder Construction:

    Seamless extruded steel tubing.

    Piston Seal:

    Teflon band around the piston for a positive seal.

    Hardware Included:

    New top nut.

    Year Make Model Submodel
    Year Make Model Submodel
    1998 - 2002 Subaru Forester 2.5 5spd Manual
    1998 - 2002 Subaru Forester 2.5 A/T