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Old 11-01-2014, 09:19 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by bobbyg52 View Post

Took a 30" pipe wrench and 3 foot cheater but your directions worked great. All changed out. Interesting that the shocks I took off came with split bushings. I cut the ones in the new ones like the video showed but the ones that were on it were manufactured like that. Used 4 x 4s and drove the trailer up on them to change the shocks. Rear is done, will finish the fronts tomorrow.

Thx a lot.
Your very welcome.

Just a little extra help with the elbow grease, makes bending the shock brackets an easy task.

The original shocks made by GM (delco) had split rubber bushings.

Gabrial shocks have always had single piece rubber bushings.

Six of one, half a dozen of the other, as it make no difference.


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