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Re: 2000 c70 Rear shocks nightmare [links to rear shocks threads FWD]

Post by abscate » Thu Mar 12, 2020 5:23 am

Excellent write-ups at this link (thanks xheart)

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and link to cn90s 2010 thread (beyond excellent) too

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Re: 2000 c70 Rear shocks nightmare [links to rear shocks threads FWD]

Post by subzerocarfanatic » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:00 pm

Thanks for all the tips and help everyone, I finally got them off and the new ones installed.Installing the new ones was just about as bad because of the lack of room to turn a wrench,could only turn the wrench a hair at a time because it would rub against the vise grips, I had to turn it a mm then the vise grips a mm but new shocks are on, I am not sure the longevity of the ones i installed (SACHS) but i sure hope they last a long time so I don't have to visit this task again in the near future.

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Re: 2000 c70 Rear shocks nightmare [links to rear shocks threads FWD]

Post by scot850 » Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:27 am

Naturally Volvo has a special tool for that job. Similar to the front one.

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