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Old 06-11-2011, 01:09 PM   #1
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Strut turning

Does a spring compressor need to be used to turn the struts 120 degrees for the fat bobs kit?

I seem to vaguely remember that another 5 lugger owner here said he never used a spring compressor tool.
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Old 06-11-2011, 06:48 PM   #2
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i havent heard of anyone needing a compressor because the spacer goes on top of the strut not the spring and you slightly turn it to line up with the holes on the bucket
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I understand that the spacer goes on top of the spring, but what I don't understand how to rotate the strut so I can remount the lower part to the control arm. I'm guessing the brake line can remount without a problem.
Has anyone run into any brake lines being too short after the lift.
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I used a compressor.
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use the compressor put the lift on and lets see some pics
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