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by Sebastien Blain

  1. Lift the vehicle using a jack or stand so that the wheels are off the ground. Refer to your vehicle's owner manual for specific instructions on how to remove the stock shocks. Keep your original bolts to re-use when installing your new Elka shocks. Tips: To allow more space to remove front upper bolts, we suggest to remove the protection panels as shown. Tips: To allow more space to remove front upper bolts, we suggest to remove the protection panels as shown.
    • Lift the vehicle using a jack or stand so that the wheels are off the ground. Refer to your vehicle's owner manual for specific instructions on how to remove the stock shocks. Keep your original bolts to re-use when installing your new Elka shocks.

    • Tips: To allow more space to remove front upper bolts, we suggest to remove the protection panels as shown.

  2. Install the front new Elka shocks with the reservoir ( on Stage 3-4-5 ) or Schraeder nitrogen valve ( on Stage 1-2 ) at the top of vehicle. ( left side shown ). Install the front new Elka shocks with the reservoir ( on Stage 3-4-5 ) or Schraeder nitrogen valve ( on Stage 1-2 ) at the top of vehicle. ( left side shown ).
    • Install the front new Elka shocks with the reservoir ( on Stage 3-4-5 ) or Schraeder nitrogen valve ( on Stage 1-2 ) at the top of vehicle. ( left side shown ).

  3. On Stage 2, Stage 4 and Stage 5 models, the lower shock eyelets should be installed with the rebound adjuster oriented towards the front of the vehicle as shown by the blue Arrow on the photo ( left side shown ). If needed, you can turn the lower eyelet to orient properly.
    • On Stage 2, Stage 4 and Stage 5 models, the lower shock eyelets should be installed with the rebound adjuster oriented towards the front of the vehicle as shown by the blue Arrow on the photo ( left side shown ). If needed, you can turn the lower eyelet to orient properly.

  4. Install the left new Elka rear shock with the piggyback reservoir at the top and oriented towards the front of the vehicle as indicated by the red Arrow on the photo Install the right new Elka rear shock with the piggyback reservoir at the top and oriented towards the rear of the vehicle as indicated by the green Arrow on the photo Remove the both side reflectors at the rear of vehicle. The Elka shocks give more wheels travel and they can be damaged.
    • Install the left new Elka rear shock with the piggyback reservoir at the top and oriented towards the front of the vehicle as indicated by the red Arrow on the photo

    • Install the right new Elka rear shock with the piggyback reservoir at the top and oriented towards the rear of the vehicle as indicated by the green Arrow on the photo

    • Remove the both side reflectors at the rear of vehicle. The Elka shocks give more wheels travel and they can be damaged.

  5. On Stage 1 and Stage 2, the left and the right shock are the same. Just install them with the shraeder nitrogen valve at the top of vehicle. (Left side shown).
    • On Stage 1 and Stage 2, the left and the right shock are the same. Just install them with the shraeder nitrogen valve at the top of vehicle. (Left side shown).

  6. On Stage 2, Stage 4, and Stage 5 models the rebound adjuster located on lower eyelet of the shocks should be oriented towards the rear of the vehicle, as shown. (Right side shown ). If needed, you can turn the lower eyelet to orient properly. Note: We highly recommend a tire pressure of ± 7 psi.
    • On Stage 2, Stage 4, and Stage 5 models the rebound adjuster located on lower eyelet of the shocks should be oriented towards the rear of the vehicle, as shown. (Right side shown ). If needed, you can turn the lower eyelet to orient properly.

    • Note: We highly recommend a tire pressure of ± 7 psi.

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