How-To: Build and Rebuild Your Shocks

Posted:  Thursday, April 09, 2009
Written By:  Gary Katzer
Copyright:© 2009 Horizon Hobby, Inc.
How-To: Build and Rebuild Your Shocks

Building and rebuilding the shocks on your car or truck is one of those tasks that can cause some challenges to just about anyone. Between refilling the bodies, replacing shock seals, bleeding them just so—there are many things that can cause some frustration. We've gathered the two most common shock types to share some of the tips and tricks we've learned over the years. We walk you through the basics of shock disassembly, cleaning, inspection, refilling and bleeding in the handy video below.

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