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Old 05-26-2011, 08:00 AM
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Default Coil spring HELP

How do i remove my front coil springs? I dont wanna start putting on my
drop springs unless i know how to do it. Someone tell me how to do it please.
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Old 05-26-2011, 08:01 AM
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Default Re: Coil spring HELP

You need to make a signature please so I know what vehicle you're working with.
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Old 05-27-2011, 07:30 AM
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Old 05-27-2011, 07:43 AM
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Default Re: Coil spring HELP

go to autozone or o'reilly auto parts, and rent a coil spring compressor kit. its like $44 and you get the money back when youre done. compress the spring, and drop it out. be very careful, if the springs explode out of the compressor, theyre very dangerous.
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Old 05-27-2011, 07:47 AM
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I kinda wanna stay away from the "dangerous" side. Lol
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Old 05-27-2011, 08:54 AM
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Default Re: Coil spring HELP

you need to remove the nut on the bottom. Its a 1 1/16 or 1/8. Jack the truck up from the frame to let the suspension hang. Twist spring to unlock from the little tabs that grab the spring, remove the top first and the it should pop right out
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Old 05-27-2011, 11:53 PM
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if its too dangerous take it too a shop. wont be too expensive.
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Old 05-28-2011, 12:22 AM
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If you let the beam hang, all of the tension will be off of the spring and you can just loosen the 1-1/8" bolt from the bottom.
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Old 05-30-2011, 11:30 AM
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Thanks for the help!
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