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Old 12-07-2010, 09:28 AM
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Default Rear Shocks

I have heard a few different ways about jacking up the rear or not when replacing the rear shocks..Some don't jack up at all and some jack up the frame as in changing a rear tire...What is best??? I have plenty of room under my 87 ranger to do the job..I am small..I plan on doing this job today or tommorrow. I will be installing gabriel hi jacker air shocks..Any advice will be humbly accepted..Thanks...Glen
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Old 12-07-2010, 10:49 AM
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Default Re: Rear Shocks

i just drove one side of the truck up on a curb. flexes it out a little and makes it easier to get the shocks on and off because they are being extended. You dont have to do anything really, its just easier if you get those shocks streched out a little

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you could even jack up one side of the rear end to offest it and do the same for the other side when you get the first one done
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Old 12-07-2010, 01:58 PM
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welcome to FRF, Glen!
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Old 12-07-2010, 06:58 PM
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Welcome to FRF

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Old 12-08-2010, 07:30 AM
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Thanks everyone for your input about my rear shocks
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