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Now, rear shock absorbers and rear springs. This is the rear shock absorber, bolts at the bottom of the suspension arm and there's a nut on the top of the shaft that seems like a bolt. Now it’s relatively easy, this is the spring. I'm going to get the springs, and both of the springs in this car are actually broken. It has its top snap off. So we're going to go have a look at them. And we’ll have to hold up some new ones. So you start inside the car. If you do one side at a time, you're likely to cause less bother. I’ll explain why as we go. Here is the top shaft mount, that cover comes off. The front just picks out. And there's a little rubber cover on the top of it. And then you got 16 mil nut and the shaft will almost definitely turn. Now I've loosened mine. It’s got an area on the top that hasn’t got thread on it. So you get a pair of malgrips or something better and pinch it up real tight. Loosen it off which I've already done so I can get in there with the small malgrips, so we can see what's going on. Pinch that back up and you can see the nut coming undone. This will going to take few minutes, so I should come back when it's off. Okay, here's the nut and the washer off. I did actually ping off, so if you're doing it at home what I suggest you do is loosen the top bolt before you take the car fully off the ground and then it won't pop down. This little rubber comes off the top like that. And the thread has disappeared back through there. You can see what's left of it down there. So, we’ll lift the car up, we're go underneath. Okay, now you can see where the nut we've loosened off, where it goes in through the boot. There's bits of sleeve and rubber sitting on top of it, so make sure you don’t lose them. The reason I said you do it one at a time because the shackles that holds the whole thing, it’s quite easy job to replace actually. Put some weight on it and it release the spring, especially as this spring is broken. Have a look at that. It should be similar to that end but we've got snapped off bit. No spring should end in a sharp point. So we need to get new ones in. but because it’s a Sunday, I don’t have to get it back in for the time being. So if you are changing your springs lowering the car, have a look at the top, there's a big rubber washer with a post in the middle. Same as in the axle. So when you put your new spring in you obviously get the front nook up, put some weight on it, lower the axle down, let it pinch the spring up, make sure its sitting in the right place, this obviously aren't. And we’ll just get it rolled outside, so in Monday I’ll get my new springs. We’ll have to do it all again. The other reason why I said doing it one at a time is this here, the flexible brake hose that we pinch up, if you undo both shock absorbers, there's a possibility that the weight of the axle will just pull it down and rip your hoses out and destroy them. So one at a time make the job simple. And if you're changing the whole beam, in which case loosen the pipes under the spring on your brake compensating valve which is this dirty thing here. The more load you put on it, the more weight you put in the boot, the more pressure it allows the rear hydraulics rear brakes to work harder. So disconnect that, then you got one big bolt here. And the handbrake cable and the axle comes off. Very simple. It’s an easy job. Well okay, let's move on. I finally have a look around the back. There's one bolt at the bottom of the shock absorber, this one. 17 mil this is. It will make the shaft come out completely. It's a captive nut in the other end so I can keep going. Unless the captive nut is broken, in which case you got to have a spanner on the back as well. Excellent. Okay, and here's the shock absorber. I didn’t want to drop that. Bump stop inside the shock. And dust cover and that rubber, that's pretty important. It’s got the washer, a little washer on the top that actually sits on to that collar. So you can't put it back without that collar on. Another rubber bush, sits on there like that. So that’s what you will change, you definitely need to get a new shock absorbers, you change that and this bit into new ones because it would just be that that you get. Now, let's get this back up, because they're not leaking a little bit of surface rust. So, make sure it’s fully extended. Let's get it up today. And then refitting is the reversal of removing. Put the thread back up in the hole. Oh, I can't believe it, what else could I drop on the floor? Yes, where were we? Put it back in. tighten them up. Got your spring back in place. So if you're changing the spring, what I'm going to do tomorrow, what I would probably do is just undo the bottom bolt that support the axle and the stand and then lift it up so the springs can fall out. Alright, that’s that. Tighten this bolt up and I push the thread back up. To push the thread back up into the hole is obviously it’s out of reach now. And when you do it at home, just lower the car back on, put the wheel back on or put your jack back under there. Push it back up till you can get to it. And then you put your rubber and your washer and your back on. So I’ll shall do that. And we're good.