A jack will be needed to help guide the top bolt of the shock back through the hole.
Tip take top bolt off first. Jack car and remove bottom bolt and replace shock. Small jack on arm to push top bolt through hole so you can put the bolt on it. Replace the wheel and lower the car to tighten top bolt.
I did mine a few months ago, and the bottom bolts on the shocks must be very tight. I would estimate about 80ft-lbs, but I had no torque wrench when I did 'em.
About a month after completing the job, I noticed some nasty sounds coming from my suspension, and I found that the bottom "eyes" of the shocks were slipping in the cradle in which they are installed. Tightened the bolts very tight, and all is well.
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