How to Install a COMPLETELY New Front Suspension in your Car or Truck

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ChrisFix

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Learn how to replace the ENTIRE front suspension of your car in this two episode series. Here I will show you how to install a brand new wheel bearing, ball joints, control arms, tie rod, strut, and axle.
The ball joint and wheel bearing has to be pressed into the knuckle and I have a bunch of tips and tricks to make that easy. I show how to properly install a tie rod (safely) and get an accurate measurement so you can get the car aligned. I also show you how to properly torque down bolts with bushings so you don't tear them. The rest of the suspension parts are pretty simple to install and then we go for a ride to see how much better the car handles!
First EPISODE: am-posts.info/list/0LSXy3rFw4DCjWE/video
How to Replace Sway Bar End Links: am-posts.info/list/udHXpoLO2pvEjKA/video
How to Replace Wheel Bearing: am-posts.info/list/ycjEvKSxq37PknI/video
Tools and Products:
Mevotech Suspension Parts: amzn.to/2VKrmfr
Rust Paint: amzn.to/2Dg5yAV
Impact gun: amzn.to/2It3KIo
Torque Wrench: amzn.to/2UO2yFY
Bearing Press: amzn.to/2Gh8tv3
Ball Joint Press: amzn.to/2UTxEvR
Silicone Paste: amzn.to/2DsSisN
Grease Gun: amzn.to/2Iy11hm
Chassis Grease: amzn.to/2IGc2g5
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ChrisFix
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I am pumped now that the suspension is all good and the surprise at the end of the video! We are gonna have some fun with this car! PS I will have a car meetup in Toronto Canada this Tuesday. Check my stories on AM-posts, Instagram or Facebook page for more info!!!
Avi A
Avi A 7 օր առաջ
How do you tighten the upper ball joint nut if the stud keeps spinning??
Adrian NBN
Adrian NBN 17 օր առաջ
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Adrian NBN 17 օր առաջ
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Dan Berry
Dan Berry 22 օր առաջ
@Freedom Garage Yes i would love to see the del sol turbo kit video!
Freedom Garage
Freedom Garage 22 օր առաջ
turbo kit video?
Camilo Delgado
Camilo Delgado 27 րոպե առաջ
Hey Chris I was considering changing my entire suspension and getting everything from A1 Auto Parts. I wanted to get your opinion on whether their parts are worth getting or not. Thanks 🙏🏽
Chuck Loh
Chuck Loh 6 ժամ առաջ
Siuch a great production...Takes the time to block sunlight with cardboard so u can actually see what’s going on.
Chuck Loh
Chuck Loh 6 ժամ առաջ
Great vid! What was the cost of all new parts?
TwoAcePilots
TwoAcePilots 9 ժամ առաջ
Why don’t you try 3D Printing a Dust Shield?
Paulie
Paulie 14 ժամ առաջ
Where is the turbo build 🤨
A Hlubkojxwb lee
A Hlubkojxwb lee Օր առաջ
Quick question why need to tight the that’s so nut with the tire dropped on the car on the ground and take it off and nailing the small thin to locked it
alazanjoe
alazanjoe Օր առաջ
Good video, clear explanation every step of the way, thank you
Adem Tya
Adem Tya 2 օր առաջ
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Gabriel Klein
Gabriel Klein 2 օր առաջ
Praise the Lord people he died for us so whoever believeth in him shall not perish but have eternal life ..
Tony Chavez
Tony Chavez 2 օր առաջ
Is it possible to have pregreased tie rods and upper ball joints??
Ca Native
Ca Native 2 օր առաջ
Where did you go to mechanic school
Sir Lime
Sir Lime 3 օր առաջ
What’s the exact name of this car, I love it! Great video! Keep it up 👍🏻
Vanta 84
Vanta 84 3 օր առաջ
Where did you order your delsol parts from ?
Bill Smith
Bill Smith 4 օր առաջ
The wear indicator on the pad to the inside of the caliper. Thanks I didn't know that I've been putting it on the outside. And I'm talkin over 50 years.😳
Sanjay Edmund Rajan
Sanjay Edmund Rajan 4 օր առաջ
I really would love you to fix my ride Chris... I trust your videos more than my service centres...Lots of love and respect from Ghana 🇬🇭....
Edward Biglang-awa
Edward Biglang-awa 4 օր առաջ
That moment when you use medium strength thread locker and it smells bad
Dingo Dash
Dingo Dash 4 օր առաջ
I wish I had a driveway and decent weather where I can work on my cars like Chris does.
Gabriel Klein
Gabriel Klein 4 օր առաջ
Praise the lord people he died for us so whoever believeth in him shall not perish but have everlasting Life
Béla
Béla 5 օր առաջ
My Man! Please put that turbo in the Del Sol! Pretty pleasee ༼ つ ◕_◕ ༽つ
Ryan Sauerwine
Ryan Sauerwine 5 օր առաջ
I love how chrisfix shows you its not impossible to do it yourself. Honestly the only guy I trust on YT.
freedomfyter
freedomfyter 5 օր առաջ
Chris your vids are sickly good 👍
jojo Molar
jojo Molar 6 օր առաջ
That is very helpful Bro.
Peter Shinn
Peter Shinn 6 օր առաջ
Never thought I'd hear you say something wrong. You said "now we're going to compress that snap ring." You're not compressing it, you're stretching it. :)
alien weed
alien weed 6 օր առաջ
Do the complete rear on the del sol. I need to do all my suspension
Mubarak Abdul Rahman
Mubarak Abdul Rahman 6 օր առաջ
U forgot to put thread locker @12:8
Mubarak Abdul Rahman
Mubarak Abdul Rahman 6 օր առաջ
U forgot to put thread locker @12:8
Gavin Tran
Gavin Tran 6 օր առաջ
are we not gonna talk about the screws for the brake rotors?
Danny Celis
Danny Celis 7 օր առաջ
i wish i had all these tools :(
Nick Mine
Nick Mine 7 օր առաջ
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Villads R.B
Villads R.B 7 օր առաջ
21:38 why did his voice sound like that! haha
Optimistic Mofo
Optimistic Mofo 7 օր առաջ
Compressing a 6 hour job in less than 30 minutes, epic job.
ChrisFix
ChrisFix 7 օր առաջ
Took well over a hundred hours but the result was worth it!
Ernie Lucas
Ernie Lucas 8 օր առաջ
Does any body no anything about ford explore 2004 AWD 4.6 when turning left or right it skip and jumps does anyone now what it is or the person make this video do you no
ChrisFix
ChrisFix 7 օր առաջ
It could either be normal if you have larger tires or either you are out of alignment or your cv joint is broken
Marcin Grochowski
Marcin Grochowski 8 օր առաջ
Hey Chris, I love your videos. Could you tell me please what kind of gloves do you use? I use nitrile gloves but they tear away all the time.
Anthony Phung
Anthony Phung 8 օր առաջ
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Explicit Drizzy
Explicit Drizzy 8 օր առաջ
Stil waiting for the sol to get boosted :(
adi varso
adi varso 9 օր առաջ
Don't forget to pump the brake pedal before driving off...
Sin Regalia
Sin Regalia 10 օր առաջ
"So you don't have to go in dry" "Where the bushing rubs the end" Now i know ChrisFix has some love for cars.😋
Regina Polo
Regina Polo 10 օր առաջ
Thank you I am a senior female and I am learning a lot so mechanics dont tell me no stories. I appreciate.
حسين المطيري
حسين المطيري 10 օր առաջ
The best channel ever
L
L 11 օր առաջ
Awesome video Chris, you explained everything so well and in detail.
Aamer Almutawa
Aamer Almutawa 11 օր առաջ
When I want to buy a used car I'll make sure its one of Chrisfix's cars, so I have good resouce for fixing it, although I wish if you buy a subaru!
George Wilcox
George Wilcox 11 օր առաջ
EXCELLENT instructions!
Willass Maximus
Willass Maximus 12 օր առաջ
I was really hoping to see a truck suspension because of the torsion bars.
ChrisFix
ChrisFix 11 օր առաջ
Everything is the same except with torsion bars need to be replaced. You support the lower control arm with a jack and slowly lower it to "unwind" the torsion bar.
George Oliveira
George Oliveira 13 օր առաջ
I am a mechanic in Brazil, and your videos are very informative and help me to be as professional as possible. Awesome job Chrisfix, keep going!
Eric W
Eric W 13 օր առաջ
It's Turbo time after 2 years, I am excited
James Pittman
James Pittman 14 օր առաջ
I year later still waiting on the turbo install video.
Shawn Warnick
Shawn Warnick 15 օր առաջ
I got to ask. What in the world did all that cost. Easily 1k right?
Douglas Phillips
Douglas Phillips 15 օր առաջ
I've replaced so many ball joints I just purchased the ball joint press for $ 99. Glad to see you used thread locker & a torque wrench.👍
Victor Ortega
Victor Ortega 15 օր առաջ
That was awesome
Clown
Clown 16 օր առաջ
Still waiting on that turbo kit
Mohammmad ali Ibrahimi
Mohammmad ali Ibrahimi 16 օր առաջ
Good👍👌
darien retuyan
darien retuyan 16 օր առաջ
Great work Chris ! What an amazing video step by step on how to do this , makes a lot of people starting out more confident in doing this on there own now . You’ve mentioned all the little details that can eventually lead to major issues down the line if not done properly. And just the enthusiasm in your tone on what you do just makes your videos much more interesting for the viewers . Literally spent my whole 26 minutes amazed 👍🏻 great job !
EpicAwesomeness123
EpicAwesomeness123 16 օր առաջ
Been watching you for a while but now I can use this video to good use on my 92 Corolla I just bought with 200k miles as well, Thanks ChrisFix🙏🏽
Samuel Aditya
Samuel Aditya 17 օր առաջ
4:07 doesn't seem sped up and you use impact driver as the thread rotation seem constant.
Garnet Nard
Garnet Nard 17 օր առաջ
Watching your videos makes me want to buy a junket car and refurbish it and I’ve never even changed my own oil.
ItsUrBoyMert
ItsUrBoyMert 17 օր առաջ
when is the video released where you install a turbo from ebay?
ItsUrBoyMert
ItsUrBoyMert 17 օր առաջ
@ChrisFix oh wow what a timing i just rewatched that video and you just replied. I can’t wait for that video
ChrisFix
ChrisFix 17 օր առաջ
Check my story!
jay sidhu
jay sidhu 18 օր առաջ
i always thought chris was a asian dude
Melonhead
Melonhead 18 օր առաջ
Love your videos! Keep up the good work!
Kristen Russell
Kristen Russell 18 օր առաջ
I think I can, I think I can, I think I can...
ChrisFix
ChrisFix 18 օր առաջ
You can!
Side Effects
Side Effects 19 օր առաջ
15:06 never go in dry 😖🌵
MudBogg Mods
MudBogg Mods 19 օր առաջ
its really cool that although stuff like this looks hard theres actually very little to do/ mess up
Sanjay Dx
Sanjay Dx 19 օր առաջ
When are you going to turbo upgrade your honda???,coz I'm waiting for you to do that!!!
Sanjay Dx
Sanjay Dx 19 օր առաջ
@ChrisFix sure bro!! I'm waiting for u to rock !!!! Love from India ❤️💯
ChrisFix
ChrisFix 19 օր առաջ
I'll be able to do that once the dynos and tuners can open up again! The virus unfortunately changed around a lot of plans around with regards to turbo/supercharging and a lot of other videos, but I have received some good news about when I'll be able to get that done! Stay tuned!
SEKAF
SEKAF 20 օր առաջ
Dude your awesome. I really mean that. Exceptional!!!
SEKAF
SEKAF 19 օր առաջ
Im serious. I live on an island in southeast alaska. 14 miles of road. I can learn the very best method on my ipad on how to do things Confidently
ChrisFix
ChrisFix 19 օր առաջ
Thanks!
TROX
TROX 20 օր առաջ
3:38 hentai?
Nethergamer
Nethergamer 20 օր առաջ
is it weird that i am doing a full ChrisFix marathon watching all of his how to videos?
splash force
splash force 20 օր առաջ
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Kelvin Lor
Kelvin Lor 20 օր առաջ
Hey I have a question. Where can you get a 5 lug hub. Been looking for one can’t find one and saw that you have one here in the video. Also loved the video!
Moatasem hamdoun
Moatasem hamdoun 20 օր առաջ
My god 😂 that's hard
ChrisFix
ChrisFix 20 օր առաջ
It's actually pretty simple once you start to do it!
n30a
n30a 20 օր առաջ
Never go in dry lads!
Joseph Hatton
Joseph Hatton 20 օր առաջ
What’s the part number for the 5 lug hubs?
Tivy
Tivy 20 օր առաջ
What about sway bars and sway bar links?
Tivy
Tivy 20 օր առաջ
@ChrisFix perfect. Thank you 👨🏻‍🍳
ChrisFix
ChrisFix 20 օր առաջ
Have a seperate video on that here: am-posts.info/list/udHXpoLO2pvEjKA/video
Deepak Chauhan
Deepak Chauhan 21 օր առաջ
One of the most therapeutic things I have seen ever.
Kim Willie
Kim Willie 21 օր առաջ
Very good job
Lee John
Lee John 22 օր առաջ
dang look at the body roll
william henderson
william henderson 22 օր առաջ
My favorite part was when he said he couldn't put the ball joint and wheel bearing in the freezer because, "He'd get in trouble" :-)
K Kafu
K Kafu 22 օր առաջ
2021 still here. Great video. My inspiration!
Major theDog
Major theDog 22 օր առաջ
Who's watching this video in 2021
Rocky R
Rocky R 22 օր առաջ
Soooo, when are you gonna upload of the turbo install?? Been waiting for almost a year or so. It's already 2021 Chrriissss. We want that STUTUTUTUTUUU
Frank M
Frank M 22 օր առաջ
When installing the hub, shouldnt the press adapter plate touch the inside bearing race?
Kyle Ng
Kyle Ng 23 օր առաջ
I’ve see that you fill the joint? With “grease gun”? It seems like it filled tho where i send my car to a workshop to install they are flat is that okay?
Kyle Ng
Kyle Ng 23 օր առաջ
Is it really okay to switch 4 lug wheel hub to 5 lug? Is there anything else that i need to replace other than the hub if i were to change it? Cause I always wanted to run a 5 bolt wheel thanks!
Wendysbruhcanator
Wendysbruhcanator 23 օր առաջ
This guy makes it look like he’s building a lego
Zach Barnhart
Zach Barnhart 23 օր առաջ
Wow, man.
Viktors Bezrukovs
Viktors Bezrukovs 23 օր առաջ
Big work. Great
Angel C
Angel C 23 օր առաջ
Did he ever drop that turbo video? Can’t find it..
Gethin Faulkner
Gethin Faulkner 24 օր առաջ
Who else thinks he should do a wrc or wrx build?? Like a 207 or Yaris build
Axelle Axl.
Axelle Axl. 24 օր առաջ
Nice vid, I appréciate ! There's no Sway bar on your Delsol ?
ChrisFix
ChrisFix 24 օր առաջ
If I remember correctly the SI models got it, but this is the S so not on this one! (for this year, all 94+ got sway bars) I might add one soon with the turbo ;)
Liton Molla
Liton Molla 24 օր առաջ
You are great. The best teacher with excellent hands on demo and explanation to the point. Keep up the great work. You exceeded my expectations. Thank you.
ChrisFix
ChrisFix 24 օր առաջ
Thanks a lot!
Grant xD
Grant xD 25 օր առաջ
so when is that turbo video chris? ive been waiting for a year
Grant xD
Grant xD 24 օր առաջ
@ChrisFix 😘
ChrisFix
ChrisFix 24 օր առաջ
I'll be able to do that once the dynos and tuners can open up again! The virus unfortunately changed around a lot of plans around with regards to turbo/supercharging and a lot of other videos, but I have received some good news about when I'll be able to get that done! Stay tuned!
Nasrollah Ambor
Nasrollah Ambor 25 օր առաջ
how to know the spec torque of every bolt?
Nasrollah Ambor
Nasrollah Ambor 25 օր առաջ
@ChrisFix thank you
ChrisFix
ChrisFix 25 օր առաջ
am-posts.info/list/ltmYzXzc14LChIY/video
King Munn
King Munn 26 օր առաջ
Do you know anything about hydraulic suspension for a Infiniti QX56?
pablo avila
pablo avila 26 օր առաջ
when is the turbo installation video is gonna come out ?
Bruno Poirier
Bruno Poirier 26 օր առաջ
I owned a Hunday Accent Hatchback 2008 and not sure which aftermarket car parts to used, suggestion please?
Benjamin Weisz
Benjamin Weisz 26 օր առաջ
I saw the parts laid out and was like “oooohhh he’s gonna work on the civic” but sadly enough I’ve already done mine from the front to the rear
ChrisFix
ChrisFix 26 օր առաջ
Hopefully you still learned something new if you ever do it again!
Anthony jaramillo
Anthony jaramillo 26 օր առաջ
You sir earned a sub
Jose Martinez
Jose Martinez 27 օր առաջ
Sell me your Del Sol please Chris! I lost my own.
RJ Gatto
RJ Gatto 27 օր առաջ
Chris when that turbo goin in?
The casual video watching Guy
The casual video watching Guy 27 օր առաջ
"Ratchet" or "Ratshit"😂
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cuda 74 - gaming videos 27 օր առաջ
How much did all of that cost?
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