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Thread: {Suspension} shock removal

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    Lets put cough drops in out buttholes and play video games DuceAnAHalf's Avatar
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    Default {Suspension} shock removal

    i was taking out the old shocks in my 85 the other day and didnt have any of the proper tools to do it so i just bent the top of the shock back and forth enough times to fatigue and finally snap the top bolt

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    Domestic Tourist Lincolnmania's Avatar
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    that's an old trick........an old timer showed me that......still cool!

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    "The finder of unobtainium and other magical items" zoomie's Avatar
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    cut halfway through it with a dremel tool and snap it off with a socket works too......
    89 townie, mild exhuast up grades, soon to have loud ass stereo....

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    Shake Hands With Danger 87CrownVic's Avatar
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    Don't you get concerned about distorting the top shock mount? I know it's rather heavy gauge, but chrimeny... Why do I now want to try this while in the midst of asking such a question lol

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