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Old 04-10-2011, 08:43 AM   #1
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replace rear shocks on a rr8r endeavor

HAs anyone personally replaced the rear shocks of the rear. WHat tool did you have to use.? Did you have to take the tires off. Is there any secret to reaching the top of the shock? HAve replaced all 6 except for those 2.This is a 2005 Endeavoe wiithe rr8r chassis. Thanks for any help.

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Old 04-10-2011, 06:27 PM   #2
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msbrown79......Lube the top nut with WD40 or something similar. Put a box end wrench on the top nut and then use a large pair of Channelocks to twist the upper shock housing. The wrench will spin against the frame and hold while you twist the housing.

Usually, you can tighten to about 90% with your hands and use a strap wrench or something similar to twist the new shock tight.

I've done two RR8R's this way.
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