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

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: fititle.info/one/videot/o4GWl6-Yka6Ti2k.html
How to Replace Sway Bar End Links: fititle.info/one/videot/jJ7WcrehqMmViqg.html
How to Replace Wheel Bearing: fititle.info/one/videot/nJXDiNmEeaygkHo.html
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Kommentteja

  1. ChrisFix

    ChrisFixVuosi sitten

    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 FItitle, Instagram or Facebook page for more info!!!

  2. Avi A

    Avi A9 päivää sitten

    How do you tighten the upper ball joint nut if the stud keeps spinning??

  3. Adrian NBN

    Adrian NBN19 päivää sitten

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  5. Dan Berry

    Dan Berry24 päivää sitten

    @Freedom Garage Yes i would love to see the del sol turbo kit video!

  6. Freedom Garage

    Freedom Garage24 päivää sitten

    turbo kit video?

  7. Ghoul

    Ghoul2 tuntia sitten

    did he ever put the turbo in?

  8. ARMANDO VALENCIA

    ARMANDO VALENCIA11 tuntia sitten

    ChrisFix, Salute you. I think it will be easy for you to build a 4WD GoKart buggy and show us the parts needed, how they work, and instructions just like most of your blog.

  9. Matthew Mitchell

    Matthew Mitchell13 tuntia sitten

    What about the stabilizer bar links? :)

  10. Amos Chepkoit

    Amos Chepkoit21 tunti sitten

    Great video Chris! Now it's time to replace my 2005 Toyota Camry XLE suspension system! She has 260K miles; bought it brand new with 5 miles, 2005. So pumped!!

  11. Pavel Dimitrov

    Pavel Dimitrov21 tunti sitten

    me,waiting 2 years for the video where you instal turbo ;)

  12. jcravelo

    jcraveloPäivä sitten

    Always great job!!!!. Si yo tubiera un mecanico asi en Republica Dominicana que feliz yo fuera.

  13. SSsteve

    SSstevePäivä sitten

    You explain so well that you should get a job teaching young mechanics at dealerships.

  14. MANSQUITO

    MANSQUITO2 päivää sitten

    Damn it's been a few years since i did it but MY car sure didn't drive like a brand new car after i installed all new suspension, and brake parts And i upgraded EVERYTHING man I remember i was super excited to do it too, but then was pretty surprised, and bummed out after i drove it with all the new stuff I mean i think i spent like around 4k for all the new parts, and it didn't even really make that much difference to how it handled I was almost expecting like a life changing feeling after spending all that money lol Idk maybe because it was a huge V8 sedan

  15. ForrestBob

    ForrestBob2 päivää sitten

    How's the paint job holding up? I know you've covered it here and there but an in-depth video on wheel well and under carriage de-rusting and painting would be pretty sweet.

  16. Camilo Delgado

    Camilo Delgado2 päivää sitten

    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 🙏🏽

  17. Chuck Loh

    Chuck Loh2 päivää sitten

    Siuch a great production...Takes the time to block sunlight with cardboard so u can actually see what’s going on.

  18. Chuck Loh

    Chuck Loh2 päivää sitten

    Great vid! What was the cost of all new parts?

  19. TwoAcePilots

    TwoAcePilots2 päivää sitten

    Why don’t you try 3D Printing a Dust Shield?

  20. Paulie

    Paulie3 päivää sitten

    Where is the turbo build 🤨

  21. A Hlubkojxwb lee

    A Hlubkojxwb lee3 päivää sitten

    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

  22. alazanjoe

    alazanjoe3 päivää sitten

    Good video, clear explanation every step of the way, thank you

  23. Adem Tya

    Adem Tya4 päivää sitten

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  24. Gabriel Klein

    Gabriel Klein5 päivää sitten

    Praise the Lord people he died for us so whoever believeth in him shall not perish but have eternal life ..

  25. Tony Chavez

    Tony Chavez5 päivää sitten

    Is it possible to have pregreased tie rods and upper ball joints??

  26. Ca Native

    Ca Native5 päivää sitten

    Where did you go to mechanic school

  27. Sir Lime

    Sir Lime5 päivää sitten

    What’s the exact name of this car, I love it! Great video! Keep it up 👍🏻

  28. Vanta 84

    Vanta 846 päivää sitten

    Where did you order your delsol parts from ?

  29. Bill Smith

    Bill Smith6 päivää sitten

    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.😳

  30. Sanjay Edmund Rajan

    Sanjay Edmund Rajan6 päivää sitten

    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 🇬🇭....

  31. Edward Biglang-awa

    Edward Biglang-awa7 päivää sitten

    That moment when you use medium strength thread locker and it smells bad

  32. Dingo Dash

    Dingo Dash7 päivää sitten

    I wish I had a driveway and decent weather where I can work on my cars like Chris does.

  33. Gabriel Klein

    Gabriel Klein7 päivää sitten

    Praise the lord people he died for us so whoever believeth in him shall not perish but have everlasting Life

  34. Béla

    Béla7 päivää sitten

    My Man! Please put that turbo in the Del Sol! Pretty pleasee ༼ つ ◕_◕ ༽つ

  35. Ryan Sauerwine

    Ryan Sauerwine7 päivää sitten

    I love how chrisfix shows you its not impossible to do it yourself. Honestly the only guy I trust on YT.

  36. freedomfyter

    freedomfyter8 päivää sitten

    Chris your vids are sickly good 👍

  37. jojo Molar

    jojo Molar8 päivää sitten

    That is very helpful Bro.

  38. Peter Shinn

    Peter Shinn8 päivää sitten

    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. :)

  39. alien weed

    alien weed8 päivää sitten

    Do the complete rear on the del sol. I need to do all my suspension

  40. Mubarak Abdul Rahman

    Mubarak Abdul Rahman8 päivää sitten

    U forgot to put thread locker @12:8

  41. Mubarak Abdul Rahman

    Mubarak Abdul Rahman8 päivää sitten

    U forgot to put thread locker @12:8

  42. Gavin Tran

    Gavin Tran9 päivää sitten

    are we not gonna talk about the screws for the brake rotors?

  43. Danny Celis

    Danny Celis9 päivää sitten

    i wish i had all these tools :(

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    Nick Mine9 päivää sitten

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  45. Villads R.B

    Villads R.B10 päivää sitten

    21:38 why did his voice sound like that! haha

  46. Optimistic Mofo

    Optimistic Mofo10 päivää sitten

    Compressing a 6 hour job in less than 30 minutes, epic job.

  47. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix10 päivää sitten

    Took well over a hundred hours but the result was worth it!

  48. Ernie Lucas

    Ernie Lucas10 päivää sitten

    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

  49. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix10 päivää sitten

    It could either be normal if you have larger tires or either you are out of alignment or your cv joint is broken

  50. Marcin Grochowski

    Marcin Grochowski10 päivää sitten

    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.

  51. Anthony Phung

    Anthony Phung10 päivää sitten

    The faded year physically scratch because curtain successively unpack regarding a soft flag. automatic, laughable brazil

  52. Explicit Drizzy

    Explicit Drizzy10 päivää sitten

    Stil waiting for the sol to get boosted :(

  53. adi varso

    adi varso12 päivää sitten

    Don't forget to pump the brake pedal before driving off...

  54. Sin Regalia

    Sin Regalia12 päivää sitten

    "So you don't have to go in dry" "Where the bushing rubs the end" Now i know ChrisFix has some love for cars.😋

  55. Regina Polo

    Regina Polo12 päivää sitten

    Thank you I am a senior female and I am learning a lot so mechanics dont tell me no stories. I appreciate.

  56. حسين المطيري

    حسين المطيري12 päivää sitten

    The best channel ever

  57. L

    L13 päivää sitten

    Awesome video Chris, you explained everything so well and in detail.

  58. Aamer Almutawa

    Aamer Almutawa13 päivää sitten

    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!

  59. George Wilcox

    George Wilcox13 päivää sitten

    EXCELLENT instructions!

  60. Willass Maximus

    Willass Maximus14 päivää sitten

    I was really hoping to see a truck suspension because of the torsion bars.

  61. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix14 päivää sitten

    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.

  62. George Oliveira

    George Oliveira15 päivää sitten

    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!

  63. Eric W

    Eric W16 päivää sitten

    It's Turbo time after 2 years, I am excited

  64. James Pittman

    James Pittman17 päivää sitten

    I year later still waiting on the turbo install video.

  65. Shawn Warnick

    Shawn Warnick17 päivää sitten

    I got to ask. What in the world did all that cost. Easily 1k right?

  66. Douglas Phillips

    Douglas Phillips18 päivää sitten

    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.👍

  67. Victor Ortega

    Victor Ortega18 päivää sitten

    That was awesome

  68. Clown

    Clown18 päivää sitten

    Still waiting on that turbo kit

  69. Mohammmad ali Ibrahimi

    Mohammmad ali Ibrahimi18 päivää sitten

    Good👍👌

  70. darien retuyan

    darien retuyan18 päivää sitten

    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 !

  71. EpicAwesomeness123

    EpicAwesomeness12319 päivää sitten

    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🙏🏽

  72. Samuel Aditya

    Samuel Aditya19 päivää sitten

    4:07 doesn't seem sped up and you use impact driver as the thread rotation seem constant.

  73. Garnet Nard

    Garnet Nard19 päivää sitten

    Watching your videos makes me want to buy a junket car and refurbish it and I’ve never even changed my own oil.

  74. ItsUrBoyMert

    ItsUrBoyMert20 päivää sitten

    when is the video released where you install a turbo from ebay?

  75. ItsUrBoyMert

    ItsUrBoyMert20 päivää sitten

    @ChrisFix oh wow what a timing i just rewatched that video and you just replied. I can’t wait for that video

  76. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix20 päivää sitten

    Check my story!

  77. jay sidhu

    jay sidhu20 päivää sitten

    i always thought chris was a asian dude

  78. Melonhead

    Melonhead21 päivä sitten

    Love your videos! Keep up the good work!

  79. Kristen Russell

    Kristen Russell21 päivä sitten

    I think I can, I think I can, I think I can...

  80. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix21 päivä sitten

    You can!

  81. Side Effects

    Side Effects21 päivä sitten

    15:06 never go in dry 😖🌵

  82. MudBogg Mods

    MudBogg Mods21 päivä sitten

    its really cool that although stuff like this looks hard theres actually very little to do/ mess up

  83. Sanjay Dx

    Sanjay Dx22 päivää sitten

    When are you going to turbo upgrade your honda???,coz I'm waiting for you to do that!!!

  84. Sanjay Dx

    Sanjay Dx21 päivä sitten

    @ChrisFix sure bro!! I'm waiting for u to rock !!!! Love from India ❤️💯

  85. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix22 päivää sitten

    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!

  86. SEKAF

    SEKAF22 päivää sitten

    Dude your awesome. I really mean that. Exceptional!!!

  87. SEKAF

    SEKAF21 päivä sitten

    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

  88. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix21 päivä sitten

    Thanks!

  89. TROX

    TROX22 päivää sitten

    3:38 hentai?

  90. Nethergamer

    Nethergamer22 päivää sitten

    is it weird that i am doing a full ChrisFix marathon watching all of his how to videos?

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    splash force23 päivää sitten

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  92. Kelvin Lor

    Kelvin Lor23 päivää sitten

    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!

  93. Moatasem hamdoun

    Moatasem hamdoun23 päivää sitten

    My god 😂 that's hard

  94. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix23 päivää sitten

    It's actually pretty simple once you start to do it!

  95. n30a

    n30a23 päivää sitten

    Never go in dry lads!

  96. Joseph Hatton

    Joseph Hatton23 päivää sitten

    What’s the part number for the 5 lug hubs?

  97. Tivy

    Tivy23 päivää sitten

    What about sway bars and sway bar links?

  98. Tivy

    Tivy23 päivää sitten

    @ChrisFix perfect. Thank you 👨🏻‍🍳

  99. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix23 päivää sitten

    Have a seperate video on that here: fititle.info/one/videot/jJ7WcrehqMmViqg.html

  100. Deepak Chauhan

    Deepak Chauhan23 päivää sitten

    One of the most therapeutic things I have seen ever.

  101. Kim Willie

    Kim Willie23 päivää sitten

    Very good job

  102. Lee John

    Lee John24 päivää sitten

    dang look at the body roll

  103. william henderson

    william henderson24 päivää sitten

    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" :-)

  104. K Kafu

    K Kafu24 päivää sitten

    2021 still here. Great video. My inspiration!

  105. Major theDog

    Major theDog25 päivää sitten

    Who's watching this video in 2021

  106. Rocky R

    Rocky R25 päivää sitten

    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

  107. Frank M

    Frank M25 päivää sitten

    When installing the hub, shouldnt the press adapter plate touch the inside bearing race?

  108. Kyle Ng

    Kyle Ng26 päivää sitten

    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?

  109. Kyle Ng

    Kyle Ng26 päivää sitten

    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!

  110. Wendysbruhcanator

    Wendysbruhcanator26 päivää sitten

    This guy makes it look like he’s building a lego

  111. Zach Barnhart

    Zach Barnhart26 päivää sitten

    Wow, man.

  112. Viktors Bezrukovs

    Viktors Bezrukovs26 päivää sitten

    Big work. Great

  113. Angel C

    Angel C26 päivää sitten

    Did he ever drop that turbo video? Can’t find it..

  114. Gethin Faulkner

    Gethin Faulkner26 päivää sitten

    Who else thinks he should do a wrc or wrx build?? Like a 207 or Yaris build

  115. Axelle Axl.

    Axelle Axl.27 päivää sitten

    Nice vid, I appréciate ! There's no Sway bar on your Delsol ?

  116. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix27 päivää sitten

    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 ;)

  117. Liton Molla

    Liton Molla27 päivää sitten

    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.

  118. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix26 päivää sitten

    Thanks a lot!

  119. Grant xD

    Grant xD27 päivää sitten

    so when is that turbo video chris? ive been waiting for a year

  120. Grant xD

    Grant xD26 päivää sitten

    @ChrisFix 😘

  121. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix26 päivää sitten

    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!

  122. Nasrollah Ambor

    Nasrollah Ambor28 päivää sitten

    how to know the spec torque of every bolt?

  123. Nasrollah Ambor

    Nasrollah Ambor27 päivää sitten

    @ChrisFix thank you

  124. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix28 päivää sitten

    fititle.info/one/videot/aaaXmbGvpbCTgo4.html