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Old 06-11-2011, 05:53 PM
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Question changing shocks!!!

ok so i replaced the rear shocks with no problem but I have one question about the front shocks. I have two rubber insulators and two washers for each front shock. Now I am assuming you put a washer on the shock then the rubber insulator and the stick it through the hole and put another rubber insulator then a washer...? correct?

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Old 06-11-2011, 07:16 PM
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Default Re: changing shocks!!!

That is correct if the threaded section is long enough.
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Old 06-11-2011, 07:44 PM
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ok so does it matter how I put the washers on? because it's kind of a bowl like washer and the rubber insulator has a flat side and a little bezel kind of side.
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Old 06-11-2011, 08:00 PM
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Yes washer must be on. Thats what distributes the pressure on the bushing from the nut.Dont over tighten the nut so the bushing is squished either.
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Old 06-11-2011, 08:04 PM
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k cool thanks a lot brinker and twisty! I got her all done just before dark! thanks again!!!
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