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Re: Boaty seasick ride.Need to change something

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Thanks for that too, I now have enough ammunition to convince the wife that the sway bar and the shocks need upgrading so she doesn't feel seasick in the passenger seat!
in our "neighbourhood", the local garages like to charge you for even looking at the car let alone actually carrying out a decent repair etc, so i shall be staying away from the sharks at the moment and rely on your expert and experienced opinions for now, so thank you.
The swaybar install is super easy, you should be able to do it yourself (just educate yourself and go slow, you'll be fine).

The shock install can be a pain in the ass! I've never done it, but I'm going to have to soon. It shouldn't be too hard as long as you've got a jack and some stands to hold your truck on, and a decent set of sockets and a good breaker bar lol.
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Re: Boaty seasick ride.Need to change something

The rear shocks are quite easy to do and you donīt even have to jack up the car, just one bolt on top and one bolt below.
The front ones can be more difficult to remove. On mine the small hex heads to keep the rods from turning when removing the upper nuts, broke of. Had to cut the (plastic on Sachs shocks) upper shock cover and tried to keep the rod from turning with a grip plier, but didnīt succied. Then had to weld a piece of metal to the shock rod, so that this piece was touching the inner wheel well structure and kept the rod from turning.
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Thanks everyone, going on your advice I think I'm gonna try the rear swaybar first and see if that makes any difference. Then the front once I get the dust and dirt out of my eyes. Then I'll try the rear shocks myself, but probably have to go and suck up to a local mechanic to do the front shocks (once I've saved enough spare cash to buy them)!
Can't wait to get dirty and bloody!!!!!!!!!!
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