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Unread 11-17-2011, 07:49 PM   #1
03wranglerX-man
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rear shocks

Looking for help with replacing my rear shocks. Big job? Special tools required, if any? Recommended options?

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Unread 11-17-2011, 09:59 PM   #2
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Nope, not really a big job at all. In fact, I did it in the dorm parking lot my freshman year because that was the only place I had. Only issue you could really run into is that the lower bolts supposedly have a tendency to shear/twist the heads off. In which case your stuck extracting the remainder of the bolt. I recommend soaking the bolts in pb blaster a day or two before doing the job, depending on the amount of corrosion.
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Unread 11-18-2011, 05:45 AM   #3
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the only pain is rusty bolts... soak em in PB blaster for a bit before the job, they should come out. I had to replace mine with new hardware due to destroying a few... but i also have a 99 that was originally from NJ so theres some rust.
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