How To Install Mustang Rear Shock Bracket (86-04)

Posted 1/24/2018 by Tyler Rodriquez

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Tools Required

  • Ratchets Set
  • Wrenches
  • Jack & Jack Stands

Installation Instructions

  1. Jack the car up and place it on jack stands. Be sure to place jack stands on the lower torque boxes.

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  3. Loosen and remove the lower shock hardware with a 15mm socket on the bolt head and 18mm box end wrench on the nut.

  4. How To Install Mustang Rear Shock Bracket
  5. Before completely removing, support the axle tube on the side you are working on with a jack. Jack up on the axle tube until the shock has enough preload to easily remove the bolt.

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  7. Locate and remove the factory bracket retaining nut. Use an 18mm box end wrench and remove the nut and pull the shock out of the bracket.

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  9. Remove the old bracket from the car.

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  11. Position the new one into place and thread on the provided nut and fully tighten with an 18mm box end wrench.

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  13. Reverse the removal steps to get everything installed and repeat the process for the other side.

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