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Rear Shock Problem

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by gtilford, Dec 13, 2015.

  1. Dec 13, 2015 at 1:47 PM

    gtilford [OP] New Member

    Dec 13, 2015
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    1992 Toyota 4Runner
    Hello everyone I live up in Ontario, Canada and we have some real issues with rust up here. Last week I hit a huge pot hole and my drivers side rear shock blew thru the top mount. This should not be a hard fix as I will just weld in a new mount or weld in a new crossmember and attach the shock to it thus allowing me to do both sides at the same time so I avoid the passenger side failing in the future. I am worried if my upper coil buckets are also weak from rust do I weld in new upper coil buckets at the same time or I am wondering if any members have removed the rear coils and installed leaf springs or possibly coil overs for the rear end. Any insight or suggestions from members would be appreciated.


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