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changing front struts on my vs commodore

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does anyone have a HOW TO on how to do this? ive done the back its very easy thou the front im not sure about. pics would be great
 

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All u need is some spring compressors, some spanners and a jack. (very basic tools)

Best way to find out how is to buy a book on the VR/VS commodore.

Or

U life the car up, take the wheel off,
Use the spring compressor to compress the spring, unbolt the top of the strut. then unbolt it off the brake system.

Its not that hard.
Just make sure u put all the bits and pieces back into the right spots when u re assemble it!!

There a few washers that need to go back in the right way on the top of the strut!

Also u don’t need to replace the whole strut, u can gat new inserts!

Don’t for get to get a wheel alignment after u have put new shocks in.
Sorry to be really broad.
 

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All u need is some spring compressors, some spanners and a jack. (very basic tools)

Best way to find out how is to buy a book on the VR/VS commodore.

Or

U life the car up, take the wheel off,
Use the spring compressor to compress the spring, unbolt the top of the strut. then unbolt it off the brake system.

Its not that hard.
Just make sure u put all the bits and pieces back into the right spots when u re assemble it!!

There a few washers that need to go back in the right way on the top of the strut!

Also u don’t need to replace the whole strut, u can gat new inserts!

Don’t for get to get a wheel alignment after u have put new shocks in.
Sorry to be really broad.

Yeh thats it in a round about way but you can't get struts inserts for the VR and VS as far as i have been told. Its the earlier VN and VP models so if ur struts are on the way out its time for some new ones and there is a good chance u will need new strut tops, as well as bearings, its better to do it right the first time then to have to redo it :thumbsup:
 

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Didnt read the above post properly.
 
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