[Vwdiesel] Front strut mounting
adamanderr at hotmail.com
Fri May 1 07:38:40 PDT 2009
is there a special tool need to replace front and rear shocks on our old rabbits. its time for mine. also can i buy higher rated shocks since i carry a lot of weight in my poor rabbit. maybe the truck versions?
> From: tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net
> To: matt_lisa at sprynet.com; davevw at yahoo.com; vwdiesel at vwfans.com
> Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 18:03:49 -0500
> Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Front strut mounting
> We did them at the shop all the time with a chisel punched in there. It does
> take some patience, though.
> ----- Original Message -----
> > lol, I tried the screwdriver trick! Let's just say there's no way that
> > puppy is coming off without the special tool. That clamp is tight! I
> > have one on the way. It's only $15 for it, so not too much harm done.
> > I also had to order new swaybar bushing clamps, as VW changed them in
> > MY2002. I didn't realize this when I ordered new bushings, so now I get
> > to wait on those as well.
> > -Matt
> > http://matt_lisa.home.sprynet.com/
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