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Strut removal

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by FLOSS, Mar 30, 2013.

  1. Mar 30, 2013 at 10:19 PM
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    FLOSS

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    Haveing trouble taking off the shock/strut on my 07 prerunner so i can put a rancho quick lift RS999915 on it.
     
  2. Mar 30, 2013 at 10:30 PM
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    S.B.

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    Any details on the problem you are having, pics would help a lot.
     
  3. Mar 31, 2013 at 1:23 PM
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    FLOSS

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    Well I think I need to take the lower a arm.off I'm not sure but I undid the bolt and I'm having trouble getting it off the ball joint
     
  4. Mar 31, 2013 at 7:16 PM
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    maxpower29

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    Glad we could help!
     
  5. Mar 31, 2013 at 11:11 PM
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    FLOSS

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    whats the best way to get lower arm loose off the ball joint? hit the bolt up or what i dont want to damage it and im used to a silverado
     
  6. Mar 31, 2013 at 11:17 PM
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    anthony250f

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    you dont have to do any of the to remove the shock.....
     
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