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Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 7:50 pm 
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hey guys been lowering my car at home over the past few nights, done the backs first peace of piss im really happy, now with the fronts i wont to get the whole shock and spring out as 1 pieace, as i have a set made up with shocker spring and everyhting done 1. do i need to use spring compressers no matter what 2. should i take the wheel off? as i didnt need to with the backs? thanks kindly

 

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Posted: Thu Jun 26, 2008 12:11 am 
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You don't need a spring compressor.

Unless you're a muscular masochistic contortionist, you should take the wheel off.

 

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Posted: Thu Jun 26, 2008 12:25 am 
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yes take that wheel off. i find it easier to remove the upper control arm to allow for more room. with hand tools you should have both out in approx an hour

 

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