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Old 07-16-2010, 07:59 PM
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Talking replacing front shocks on 97 Ranger

I have not found any how-to's on doing front shocks. I did the back ones just fine but not quite sure up front. Unbolt the bottom bolt first and then turn them?
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Old 07-18-2010, 08:15 PM
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Default Re: replacing front shocks on 97 Ranger

Pretty much. You don't have as much to worry about like you do with struts. Just unbolt the old and bolt in the new ones. I might be a bit easier if you have the wheels in the air.
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Old 07-18-2010, 08:20 PM
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Im not sure if its the same setup as my 86 =P but when i did those, all u have to do is unbolt the bottom and then pop the hood and find the top of the shock and unbolt it there then ur gonna need to compress it to get it out, that the most work lol, it harder to compress in the front due to the position. So IF it is the same thats how u do it = )
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