Help on a rront strut/shock replacement on a 2002 Toyota Tacoma?

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Old 02 Apr 2014, 04:25 pm   #1 (permalink)
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Default Help on a rront strut/shock replacement on a 2002 Toyota Tacoma?

Hey so i have a 2002 crew cab tacoma (not 4x4 unfortunately) with a block lift kit and some 33in tires on it, and the hydraulic fluid has leaked out? time to replace them. I talked to the guy at the 4X4 shop i bought the rancho shocks at, and he kept stressing it can be very dangerous installing and he would do it for 160$?. The reason its more dangerous than normal is because i want to reuse the coil overs that are already on the truck so i would have to use a compressor or something rented from an auto parts store. Does anyone know of a youtube video or website that could provide me with safe directions or is it worth getting it done professionally? Any other input on the subject would be appreciated

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Old 02 Apr 2014, 04:40 pm   #2 (permalink)
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google it
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Old 02 Apr 2014, 04:54 pm   #3 (permalink)
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Default heres a guide and the video at works. its for the 4runner but the concepts are the same.
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Old 02 Apr 2014, 05:10 pm   #4 (permalink)
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from what i read in the book, in oem config, coil removal is not needed to change shocks.

but iffin those have already been changed b4, i think between the youtube link "deboerdn2000" (thumbs) supplied and the manual, you should have no issues.

*oem* config,

how to remove coils,

how to remove shocks,

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