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by Pierre-Yves Deneault

  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. Install the front new Elka shocks with the reservoir at the top of vehicle and facing the rear of vehicle as shown. The lower shock eyelets should be installed with the rebound adjuster oriented towards the rear of the vehicle. If needed, you can turn the lower eyelet to orient properly.
    • 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.

    • Install the front new Elka shocks with the reservoir at the top of vehicle and facing the rear of vehicle as shown.

    • The lower shock eyelets should be installed with the rebound adjuster oriented towards the rear of the vehicle. If needed, you can turn the lower eyelet to orient properly.

  2. Install new rear Elka shocks with the hoses facing rear of vehicle. Install Elka bracket as shown. Torque M8 bolts on the frame at 25 ft/lbs and M6 bolts that hold reservoir  at 12 ft/lbs. Do not overbend hoses at installation, and root them as shown.
    • Install new rear Elka shocks with the hoses facing rear of vehicle.

    • Install Elka bracket as shown. Torque M8 bolts on the frame at 25 ft/lbs and M6 bolts that hold reservoir at 12 ft/lbs.

    • Do not overbend hoses at installation, and root them as shown.

    • On Stage 2, Stage 4, and Stage 5 models the rebound adjuster located on lower eyelet of the shocks should be oriented towards the tire of the vehicle, .If needed, you can turn the lower eyelet to orient properly.

  3. Install new rear Elka shocks with the reservoir facing rear of vehicle. The rebound adjuster located on lower eyelet of the shocks should be oriented towards the tire of the vehicle.If needed, you can turn the lower eyelet to orient properly. The rebound adjuster located on lower eyelet of the shocks should be oriented towards the tire of the vehicle.If needed, you can turn the lower eyelet to orient properly.
    • Install new rear Elka shocks with the reservoir facing rear of vehicle.

    • The rebound adjuster located on lower eyelet of the shocks should be oriented towards the tire of the vehicle.If needed, you can turn the lower eyelet to orient properly.

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Pierre-Yves Deneault

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