Looked at videos and it seems complicated to remove the strut. The bolt at the bottom is in a recessed area and it shows to get the strut out you have to loosen the upper control arm ball joint. Is there an easier way?
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Replacing shocks in struts-2011 F150 crew
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Posted 09 March 2017 - 07:52 PM
Changed the shocks with the help of my son last weekend(did I say I,m 68?). Turned out to be pretty straightforward as shown in the how-to videos. Would strongly recommend using two sets of strut compressors on the springs. Man they are stout! Had to purchase a 30mm socket but guess I needed one anyhow. Only surprise was on releasing the springs from the compressor, there is a loud POP as it seats the retainer against the shock. Put Bilstien on and like them so far Took us about 2 1/2 hours with a crappy air compressor. With a good one, should only take an hour a side.
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