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Discussion in 'Suspension' started by tombiosis, Mar 3, 2011.

  1. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:25 AM
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    tombiosis

    tombiosis [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hi
    just got my 5100's from DSMS...I have searched and searched and can't seem to find the how-to thread for switching out the rear shocks...Is there even such a thread with pics?
    Could someone please post the link?
    Thanks
     
  2. Mar 3, 2011 at 8:17 AM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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  3. Mar 3, 2011 at 8:33 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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  4. Mar 3, 2011 at 10:00 AM
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    Thank you for the link!
    can't wait to get started on this...I will be getting help for the fronts, but I am going to attempt the back myself. Big step for a total noob like me! :(
    One final q though...is it critical to get the foot lbs of torque exactly right? (I don't have a tool that tells me the torque poundage)
    Thanks again
     
  5. Mar 3, 2011 at 10:28 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    You can rent/borrow a torque wrench from a local auto parts store.
     
  6. Mar 3, 2011 at 10:37 AM
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    Or if it is something you use sparingly, you can buy one from Harbor Freight for $15.
     
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