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#1 toofast

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Posted 22 October 2018 - 09:25 PM

Is the Clamp that holds the bottom of the rear shocks threaded all the way through or just the back half ?





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Posted 22 October 2018 - 09:32 PM

yes its fine just the back half , it tightens up when u tighten the bolt that goes in there ......

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Posted 22 October 2018 - 09:46 PM

Thanks I am trying to weigh out my options to get it out so I can change my rear shocks

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Posted 22 October 2018 - 10:42 PM

Just back out the bolt and then get a big flathead screwdriver, stick in the split and give it a whack with a hammer.  It should open up wide enough for the strut to slip right out.  I did this a few months ago.
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Posted 23 October 2018 - 06:15 PM

Thanks for the tip :)

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Posted 23 October 2018 - 10:37 PM

Some penetrating lubricant helps a lot too.
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View PostJohnnyWadd, on 04 March 2010 - 10:01 PM, said:

my shaft was big i dont know what your talking about.

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Posted 25 October 2018 - 09:28 AM

the bolt has to come all the way out... in case you didn't know. in order to remove the strut.

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Posted 25 October 2018 - 11:41 AM

Using a chisel to spread the slot helps with removal however dont use too big of one and crack it otherwise you'll need a hub assembly

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Posted 02 November 2018 - 08:34 PM

Thanks everyone for some tips, I'm going to try and attempt it this weekend .Hopefully I get that mother out :)
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Posted 11 November 2018 - 04:50 PM

Did anyone have any problem with mk1 shock inserts lining up to the two mounting bolts where it bolts to the bottom of the housing ? For the rear.
thanks,Gary

Edited by toofast, 11 November 2018 - 04:51 PM.





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