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Raise and support the front of the vehicle safely using jack stands.
Using an open end wrench, hold the shock absorber upper stem to prevent it from turning, then remove the upper stem retaining nut, the retainer and rubber grommet.
Common front shock absorber mounting-2WD vehicles
Remove the shock absorber-to-lower control arm retaining bolts and lower the shock absorber assembly from the bottom of the control arm.
Inspect and test the shock absorber; replace it, if necessary.
Fully extend the shock absorber stem, then push it up through the lower control arm and spring so that the upper stem passes through the mounting hole in the upper control arm frame bracket.
Install the upper shock absorber nut and tighten to 100 inch. lbs. (11 Nm) on 1994 models 145 inch lbs. (16 Nm) on 1995 models, 54 ft. lbs. (73 Nm) on 1996 models, or 106 inch lbs. (12 Nm) on 1997-99 models while holding the stem with an open end wrench. Be careful not to crush the rubber bushing.
Install the shock absorber-to-lower control arm retaining bolts and tighten to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm) on 1994-95 models and 54 ft. lbs. (73 Nm) on 1996 models, or 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm) on 1997-99 models.
Remove the jack stands and carefully lower the vehicle.
Yes, as long as the 85 S10 and 2002 S10 are both the same as in 2WD or 4WD.
I believe the rear shocks are the same but the front shocks are different between the 2WD and 4WD.
Good luck and hope this helps.
The 4X4 are easier then the 2WD.
The 4wd has a bolt and nut at the top and bottom of the shock's. The bottom ane top bolts can be removed with out lifting the S10.
The 2WD you need to rase it and remove two nut's at the bottom of the A-arm and the top has one nut to the frame though the top A-arms.