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Post by GlennG2759 » Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:13 pm

Replacing rear shocks on '06 V70. Should upper shock mounts automatically get replaced. Outside of being torn (mine are not) why would they be replaced. Rubber pliabilty ?
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Post by oragex » Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:07 pm

I don't think it's needed for the rear ones. Rarely heard of them going bad (the front ones however do). A few tips if you need www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7gsgr9YWy4
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Re: '06 V70 upper shock mounts

Post by SuperHerman » Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:36 pm

I ordered a set a number of years ago. Removed the old ones which looked perfect and returned the new set as unneeded.

If they look fine keep what you have.
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Re: '06 V70 upper shock mounts

Post by - Pete - » Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:30 pm

Were your dampers leaking oil?

Or are you doing this to improve the ride in the rear of the car?

I've replaced several rear & front coil springs (they rust & crack over time), but never had a rear damper that was leaking. To me, if it ain't leaking, I don't mess with it.
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Re: '06 V70 upper shock mounts

Post by abscate » Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:08 am

If it’s under an hour job I would re use those parts.

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