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  • Quantity:   Pair

Why Buy KYB Excel-G?

KYB Excel-G shocks and struts will match your vehicle’s Original Equipment (OE). These shocks and struts are perfect for restoring or surpassing your original suspension performance. Some of their perks include:

  • Equal or greater OE performance
  • Calibrated to OE specifications
  • Nitrogen gas-charged, twin-tube design made of quality materials
  • Restore original ride comfort, handling, and suspension capability

Item Condition: New

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Removing Trim Panels to Gain More Access (0:23)
    • Unlock and remove the trunk floor
    • Remove the plastic tray
    • Remove the side cover
    • Remove the trim piece from the edge of the trunk area
    • Use 10m socket to remove the two cargo tie-down hooks
    • Fold the rear seat
    • Remove main side panel by prying and popping it out in the trunk door area
    • Remove the plastic cover for the privacy cover
    • Continue popping out the main side panel from the back seat area
  2. step : Removing the Wheel (3:30)
    • Remove the hubcap
    • Use a 21mm socket and a breaker bar to loosen the lug nuts
    • Raise and support the car
    • Continue removing the lug nuts
    • Remove the wheel from the car
  3. step : Removing the Shock Absorber (4:29)
    • Use a jack to put a little pressure on the side you are working on
    • Spray rust penetrant to help remove the hardware
    • Use 17mm socket and a breaker bar to loosen the lower nut
    • Use a 17mm socket on a ratchet to remove the nut and bolt the rest of the way
    • While holding the shock absorber with one arm, take the upper nut off
    • Pull the sock assembly out
  4. step : Reinstalling the New Shock Absorber (7:24)
    • Cut the shipping strap off
    • Put the old bump stop / dust cap on the new shock
    • Slide the sock up in place and insert the bottom bolt and nut
    • Install the new locking nut at the top
    • Use 5mm hex key to hold the top of the shock
    • Use 18mm wrench to tighten the nut until very snug
    • Tighten up the bottom but and bolt until very snug
    • Repeat process for the other side
  5. step : Reinstalling the Wheel (10:16)
    • Line up the studs and slide the wheel on
    • Thread on the lug nuts by hand to get them started
    • Use the 21mm socket and a torque wrench and torque them to 76 ft-lbs in a star pattern
    • Line up the hubcap and press it back into place
  6. step : Reinstalling Trunk Trim Panels (11:58)
    • Line up the main side trim panel
    • Feed the seatbelt through its special opening
    • Press the tabs of the panel back in place until they lock in
    • Insert the plastic lock back in
    • Reinstall the cargo tie-down hooks and make them snug using a 10mm socket
    • Install side plastic panels
    • Install the cargo bucket and tray
    • Reinstall the trunk floor

Tools needed for replacement:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 5mm Allen Wrench

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 21mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 18mm Wrench

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KYB Excel-G
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