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Old 08-30-2009, 01:00 PM   #1
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I was told that I need new shocks for the rear. Is there anyone that know of an after market shock that is made for the Ion sedan?
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Old 08-31-2009, 12:17 PM   #2
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there are plent of after market shocks available for the ion, just shop around i.e
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Old 08-31-2009, 10:42 PM   #3
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If you are interested in getting a little bit of a sportier ride go for the ION Redline/Cobalt SS rear shocks. They really improved the ride of my old ION QC
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Old 09-03-2009, 11:52 AM   #4
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I just did shocks, struts, strut mounts and lower control arm bushings on my 05 ION3 with 79K on them. I got the shock / strut replacements from Shipping was good and prices were below what I could get them locally.

The change out is pretty easy. Be prepared to put some heat to the lower bolt/nut to get it to break free if you live in an area where they salt the roads. Mine was a real pain in the rear. I was unable to break the bolt free with an impact wrench until I heated it with a torch for a bit. Both sides. It took me around 2hrs with messing with the lower bolts. With a torch handy, should take you under an hour to do both sides.
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