thats the one i used... and it was F-R-E-E... and we all know free = goodlOOkatme said:you can install the spring shock combo yourself.
www.ntpog.org has a write up on how to install them.
all you need is a spring compressor. if you need help I can give you my Phone number and you can call me while your doing the install...if you have porblems. its really not all that bad.
lOOkatme said:or you can assemble the spring shock half in the rear lower control arm and not even have to dissassemble the upper ball joint from the control arm
god its nice knowing little tricks
first put the shock between the lower control arm.bob12345 said:how the hell do you get to the top spring retainer if you don't remove the upper ball so you can drop the thing out of there? I'm having a hard time visualizing it I guess.
well you know how you take the shock out. you push the lower control arm down....and the place where the BOLT runs through the lower control arm. you move that to the side and lower the shock/spring assembly down towards the ground and remove it by pulling the assembly out of the wheel well.bob12345 said:hmm, guess I'd have to see it or something, but I'm not gonna rip the rear end apart again to try it out. I'll just take your word for it.
ok, looking at this picture, you're saying you can get the spring/strut assembly laying down like that without disconnecting that arm that's hangin out by itself in the pic from the upper control arm?lOOkatme said:another pic of what I mean. this is where you would take the spring off with the compressor.
yea, you need to kinda lay it like that(without disconnecting the arm) and you can dissassemble the shock like that.bob12345 said:ok, looking at this picture, you're saying you can get the spring/strut assembly laying down like that without disconnecting that arm that's hangin out by itself in the pic from the upper control arm?
cause the arm prevents the assembly from coming out, otherwise I would take it out.bob12345 said:once you've got the thing laying down like that, why not just pull it the rest of the way out of there, and then you can work on it at a table or something instead of sitting on the floor?
I guess if you're at a shop you can get it up were it's just as convenient to work with it there though...