Straightforward Bump Stop Replacement
Having quality bump stops is sure to prevent your ride from "bottoming out". These quality suspension components are perfect for vehicles that are often loaded with heavy cargo. Unfortunately, the stock bump stops of your vehicle may eventually wear out. In light of this, you should buy your ride some brand-new bump stops as to provide it with some top-quality support and suspension. Luckily, installing new bump stops into your isn't much of a hassle, and it's sure to pay off in the long run. Read on for a detailed process of how to install your brand, spanking new bumps stops.
Difficulty level: Moderate
What you'll need:
- Safety goggle
- Floor jack
- Lug Nut Wrench
- Coil compressors
Step 1: Safety first, guys! Be sure that you're wearing some safety goggles and gloves for your DIY job. This ensure that there aren't any unwanted mishaps along the way.
Step 2:Use the lug nut wrench to loosen the nuts on your tires.
Step 3:Position your jack beneath your axle and lift your vehicle.
Step 4: Remove your lug nuts completely and set them aside. Remove your tire from the axle.
Step 5: Find the bump stop in the coil spring.
Step 6: Take your coil compressors then place them on each side of your coil spring. Tighten the bolt using a socket until it's compressed enough to be removed.
Step 7: Use your pliers to pull out your stock bump stop and then stick in your new one. Tap the replacement bump stop into the mount with a hammer.
Step 8: Return your coil spring then loosen it back up using a socket.
Step 9: Return your tire to the axle then tighten the lug nuts back into place. After this, lower your vehicle.
Step 10: Repeat this process for the other tires.