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Rear shock replacement

Removed the shock bolts, but don't know how the remove old shock to replace new.

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Ummm do you have the spring compressor attached?
If not, put the bolts back in before someone gets hurt.

Those are strut style.
The proper way to remove them is to install the spring compressor, compress the springs a little, then remove the bolts. Then you will be able to remove the assembly, remove the shocks, put the new ones in, and reinstall.
With out the spring compressor, the spring can "jump out" and possibly cause serious injury. That is a 1,000+ pound spring.

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