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Would anybody happen to have the dimensions of the OEM front bumpstop on a 2004-2009 5door hatch?

I'm planning to do a suspension refresh soon and will be replacing the struts/shocks, top mounts, as well as bumpstops and maybe boots. I ordered the KYB SB101 boot/bumpstop with the KYB SM5589 mount, but after test fitting the bumpstop with the top mount, it doesn't allow the strut to go all the way through the top of the mount to screw the nut on. The interior of the bumpstop narrows a bit until it stops right where the threads on top of the shaft do, so once you insert the bumpstop into the mount the whole assembly just stops there.

The bumpstop itself looks to be a different shape/design than the original, but I figure if the dimensions and height are the same as the OEM bumpstop, maybe I could just bore out the hole a little to allow the strut to slide all the way through.
 
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