ED EF Civic Shock Absorber / Spring Replacement
Replacing my Civic's shocks & springs. Yes, I know this isn't the hardest task, I made it to play around with my new Canon hf10 camcorder & macbook. Might help people get an idea of what is involved in such a task before attempting it themselves. There aren't enough videos like this on youtube.
Disclaimer: I am obviously not a mechanic, I take no responsibility for any injuries caused by attempting to replace shock absorbers or drinking beer.
Replacing Honda Front Struts - EricTheCarGuy
Replacing Honda Front Struts - EricTheCarGuy
After posting the last video on replacing struts I thought I would post this one next. I shot this along with the rest of the Accord front end work that I did last fall. A couple of things are different, the most obvious is that the springs are a much smaller diameter so you really need to be careful when you work with these since the spring compressor doesn't have as much to grab hold of. Second, when you install the struts back on the car care must be taken to get the notch on the strut lined up with the wishbone, if you don't do this the upper wishbone bolt will not go in since it has to fit in a groove on the back of the strut.
For the second time I've shown you that I tighten the lower wishbone bolt with the car off of the ground, the fact is I shouldn't do this since I'm told it may ruin the bushing that goes through the lower control arm. I believe this to be possible but I have not experienced any problems doing it this way. For me it just seems like a pain in the butt to try and reach around the tire after I've put the wheel back on. But for those of you that like to point out my faults here is my excuse for not doing it the "right" way.
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2001 Honda Civic Rear Strut Replacement
In this video we'll replace the rear struts on a 2001 Honda Civic. These instructions will be the same for the 2001-2005 Honda Civic.
Установка спортивных пружин Eibach Pro-Kit на Honda Civic Si и VW Golf GTI (www.Eibach.ru)
Simply the most effective compressor for virtually any straight, conical, or offset spring.
Four-point locking jaws securely hold the spring in place.
Open-ended design means you can take the strut in and out, quickly and easily.
The arms adjust in and out, accepting many different sizes of springs (2-1/2" to 10" in diameter).
The arms adjust up and down, accepting many sizes of springs (2-1/2" to 24" vertical stroke).
The 3-bar handle allows easy compression and decompression of the spring.
No need to change shoes for different size springs.
Includes StrutTamer spring compressor and mobile stand.
Air Pneumatic McPherson type Strut Spring Compressor - SURKON
Pneumatic Strut Spring Compressor
Universal: With Herkul2000S you can disassemble and reassemble the shock absorbers Mc Pherson type, even the most difficult ones.
Safety:The system of hooking on the spring on four points assures the greatest stability in the compression process, because the effort is fairly distribuited. Hercules 2000S is endowed with a protection system, i.e. a shield that prevents any kind of operations if not correctly positioned
Practical: A basic peculiarity of Herkul2000S is the practicality, because it is of immediate utilization, without special shrewdness. Moreover it allows to operate with free hands.
Herkul2000S is endowed with a protection system, i.e. a shield that prevents any kind of operations if not correctly positioned.
Reliablity:The choice of materials, duly tested and continuosly controlled, make this apparatus staunch and reliable under every circumstance.
How to compress a coil spring with ratchet straps
I was compressing this coil on a 2000 Ford Taurus that was realy hard and I wanted to get it done tonight because I have so much work & more keeps coming. anyhow my coil spring compressors that I have used so many times had met their match and I was nervice that they were going to break so I used dollar stoor ratchet straps and they worked great. I think if you used just 4 ratchet straps it would do the job.
Replacing Honda Struts
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 43 years, shows how to change out suspension struts in your Honda. Visit Scottykilmer.com for answers to all your car questions.
Replacing Shock Absorbers
Find replacement shock absorbers for your car at Supercheap Auto. If we dont have them on the shelf we will be able to order them in within a few days.
Visit your nearest Supercheap Auto store or visit us online - www.supercheapauto.com.au or www.supercheapauto.co.nz