1.) Jack vehicle up and support rear sub frame with jack stands.
2.) Remove shocks and rear bump stops from chassis.
3.) Mount brackets marked “A” onto original bump stop holes using the supplied button head bolts. Note: We have found some variations in these mounting holes, you may need to fit the bracket to the frame from the bottom. Our brackets have 4.25” bolt centers, some frames have 3.750” bolt centers and some have no holes and will be weld-ins.
4.) Position shock crossmember underneath mounting brackets and mark the mounting brackets. Due to vehicle variations, you may need need to drill your own holes with a 3/8” drill bit!
5.) Once the holes are drilled, mount the shock crossmember on top of the mounting brackets and secure it with supplied 3/8” – 24 bolt.
6.) Remove lower shock studs from original tie plates.
7.) Remove original tie plates. Make sure there is no load on the leaf springs.
8.) Install NEW! lower tie plates with shock stud mounting hole facing the inside front of vehicle! You must reuse your original shock studs.
9.) Install shocks and enjoy.