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Old 03-19-2006, 17:51   #1 (permalink)
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98 explorer - difficulty in changing shocks?

a coworker has a 98 explorer 4X4 and wants me to change all 4 of his shocks? i looked under the truck and all 4 shocks seem easily accessible, is there any catches to the installation in the vehicles?
any problems I should be looking or could possibly be dealing with?
How long would it take maybe 15 minutes a shock or something?
I appreciate any and all help everyone.
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Re: 98 explorer - difficulty in changing shocks?

pretty straight forward. Nothing special. Just gonna have a hard time breaking the bolts loose. Plenty of WD40 required
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Re: 98 explorer - difficulty in changing shocks?

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a coworker has a 98 explorer 4X4 and wants me to change all 4 of his shocks? i looked under the truck and all 4 shocks seem easily accessible, is there any catches to the installation in the vehicles?
any problems I should be looking or could possibly be dealing with?
How long would it take maybe 15 minutes a shock or something?
I appreciate any and all help everyone.
If you have a compressor then an impact will make it go easier with the top bolts. Even if you dont have one its still not a hard job. Yes...plenty of WD40 too
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Re: 98 explorer - difficulty in changing shocks?

It's not too bad at all. I done it by myself in a garage. I have done a lot of those swaps this was one of the easy ones. Coilovers are a pain!!!
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