How to install TTC urethane cushion Buffers in your car

 

You can start installing TTC urethane cushion buffer in your car after knowing the appropriate TTC Cushion buffer type which fit your car by measuring car’s shock absorber spring coil front and rear sides or after Confirming the buffer types using Size application table for relevant car and model. ((recommend always to measure by yourself not only depend on size application table ) )

Note: In most cars shock absorber’s coil spring size for front side not same size of coil spring rear side for that TTC cushion buffers for car will be different in front and rear sizes.

.Also some cars have only coil spring in front side of shock absorber such as GMC Sierra 1500 only and some has rear side only such as Land cruiser 100 series model 1998 – 2007.

You have two methods to install TTC cushion buffers in your vehicle, first method go to any nearest car service center with your proper cushion buffers that fit your car to install for you or Second Method install them by yourself as per below instructions.

1. Preparing Materials

Prepare cushion buffer, jack, soap water or WD (Water Displacement), and cable tie (if necessary.)

2. Lifting the vehicle

Lift up the vehicle body using a jack or a lift until the vehicle’s wheels are off the ground.

Note: also you have choice to remove the tire for more comfortable as your desire.

3. Checking the condition of coil spring

The coil spring should be loose.

4. Cleaning the coil spring before installing the cushion buffer

Spray soap water or WD on the coil spring for easy installation. This step makes the surface of the coil spring smooth.

5. Installing the cushion buffer on the coil spring

Install the cushion buffer on the coil spring. It will be easy if you smoothly rotate the cushion buffer when installing.

6. Checking after the installation

Make sure the grooves of the cushion buffer are well interlocked with the coil spring. If the type of cushion buffer needs to be tied, fasten the cushion buffer and the coil spring with the cable tie.

Cautions when you install TTC urethane cushion buffer

– your car should be parked on a flat ground, – select a safe place for installation where other cars do not run around, – your vehicle engine should be turned off for safety, – make sure that your jack works properly before you install the cushion buffer

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Checking the condition of the cushion buffer after installing

Check if the coil springs are well interlocked into the grooves of the cushion buffer. Otherwise, it can be an improper installation.

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Checking the installing location of the cushion buffer

We recommend that the position of the cushion buffer be in the middle of the coil spring. In general case, the cushion buffer should not be installed on the very top or bottom part of the coil spring.

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Checking the size of cushion buffer

If you install a cushion buffer that does not fit to the coil spring, the life span of the cushion buffer may be shortened. Please refer to the standard size table of cushion buffer by types before you purchase and install a cushion buffer. Or contact our customer support center.

How to loosely tie the TTC Buffer (Size B, B1, A, A1 , S, S1, k) and coil spring using cable tie

NOTE: You should loosely tie the coil spring and the cushion buffer using cable tie for the following types of cushion buffer: K, S,S1, A,A1,B, B1 At this time, be careful not to bend the cushion buffer. (It is not applicable for the following types: C, D, E, F)

1. Tying the upper part

As seen in the picture, tie the coil spring to the second hole from the right edge of the cushion buffer with the cable tie.

2. Tying the bottom part

As seen in the picture, tie the coil spring to the second hole from the left edge of the cushion buffer with the cable tie.

3. Readjusting the position of the cushion buffer

Readjust the cushion buffer to the right position after tying the coil spring and the cushion buffer; then, wrap up the work.

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Safety rules when installing the urethane cushion buffer on your own

Refer to the following safety rules when you install the cushion buffer on your own. Please always be aware of safety while installing it.

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Parking on a flat ground

When you install the cushion buffer: You should park your car on a flat ground where other cars do not run around.

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Turning off the engine

When you install the cushion buffer: You should turn off your vehicle engine. It is dangerous to install it while the engine is running.

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Shifting the gear to ‘park’

When you install the cushion buffer: You should shift the gear to “park.” (if your vehicle has an automatic transmission)

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Setting parking brake

When you install the cushion buffer, the parking brake should be set.

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Having all passenger and load stay out of the vehicle

When you install the cushion buffer, your vehicle should not have any passenger or load.

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Securing the safety around the installation site

When you install the cushion buffer, you should select a place where other vehicles are not running around.

This video below shown how to install TTC BUFFER