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Old 01-31-2010, 01:27 PM
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Just wondering how id go about this? dissconnect shocks and drop the lower a arm? oh i still havnt posted pics of my spindle lift. maybe later lol
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Old 01-31-2010, 06:45 PM
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you need a spring compressor to compress the springs and take all the force out.
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^^^NOT on these 98+'s...

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Just wondering how id go about this? dissconnect shocks and drop the lower a arm? oh i still havnt posted pics of my spindle lift. maybe later lol
You didn't do your spindle lift yourself did ya? Disconnect the shock, put a jack under the LCA and hold some pressure on it. Disconnect the TRE from the spindle. Disconnect upper BJ from spindle. Then slowly lower the LCA down. Would be wise to move your body away from the coil, but I've pulled coils on 3 of these 98+'s and there's no risk of shooting coilspring if you're smart about it. Quite literally, lower the LCA slowly, keep a safe distance for good measure, and the spring literally wiggles right out of there. Removal of the spindle helps, but if it's there it acts as a block in case that spring does decide to shoot out.
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I did. Why not? i think ill leave the spindles on just in case lol

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You didn't do your spindle lift yourself did ya? Disconnect the shock, put a jack under the LCA and hold some pressure on it. Disconnect the TRE from the spindle. Disconnect upper BJ from spindle. Then slowly lower the LCA down. Would be wise to move your body away from the coil, but I've pulled coils on 3 of these 98+'s and there's no risk of shooting coilspring if you're smart about it. Quite literally, lower the LCA slowly, keep a safe distance for good measure, and the spring literally wiggles right out of there. Removal of the spindle helps, but if it's there it acts as a block in case that spring does decide to shoot out.
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