How hard is it to install shocks/struts?

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  1. KU Cobra

    KU Cobra Founding Member

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    I have a set of KB lowering springs that I want to install and will be picking up some 03 Cobra shocks/struts that I'd like to install at the same time...Are they easy to install and will it make the spring swap easier? Thanks
    KU Cobra
  2. missouri_guy197

    missouri_guy197 New Member

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    it took me and a buddy about 2 1/2 hours to swap out the shocks/struts on my 97...I'm guessing you have IRS, dunno how the shocks are on those to swap though...The toughest part was getting the nut off the top of the stock struts...had to run them up to a service shop and have them buzz them off with an impact wrench...
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    STREETSNAKE Founding Member

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    Exactly what Missouri said pretty simple but definitly need impact wrench to pull those top nuts on the struts :nice:
  4. 99SVTAddict

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    You will need standard socket sizes and an impact gun will make the job a lot easier. Other than that, it's not hard at all.

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