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Video how to replace back shocks?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mtxsub, Apr 15, 2013.

  1. Apr 15, 2013 at 9:48 PM
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    mtxsub

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    Hi Tw I wanted to know if any one has a video to show of how to replace the back shocks on a 03 dc?
     
  2. Apr 15, 2013 at 9:52 PM
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    Tacoyota

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    AK Taco

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    OP is a first gen.. Should be simple as unbolt old and bolt in new.
     
  4. Apr 15, 2013 at 9:53 PM
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    Bennett707

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    it's pretty easy. take a bolt off, take a rubber mallet and hit it off the bushing, replace bushings and put new shock on.
     
  5. Apr 15, 2013 at 9:55 PM
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    It's two bolts.....per shock...4 total....


    :der:
     
  6. Apr 15, 2013 at 9:58 PM
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    banditstpk

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    its probably one of the easiest things to do on our 1st gens
     
  7. Apr 15, 2013 at 10:12 PM
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  8. Apr 16, 2013 at 7:17 AM
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    Thanks guys.
     
  9. Apr 16, 2013 at 7:36 PM
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  10. Apr 16, 2013 at 7:49 PM
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    KenLyns

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    On a 10-year old truck, the bolts won't come out as easily as shown in the video. :D Spray the bolts down with PBlaster and leave overnight before attempting. Use new bolts when installing the new shocks.

    Also do the final torquing while the truck is sitting on its springs, not while jacked up. This prevents the bushings from squeaking.
     
  11. Apr 16, 2013 at 8:12 PM
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    Madjik_Man

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