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Old 04-06-2012, 10:30 PM   #1
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Question Best way to remove front 6" lift spacer?

Hey all, just picked up a set of brand new trd bilstein shocks/struts and want to replace my current front, clapped out set up. Whats the best way to remove the old set up? Do I remove the lower, single bolt first, then unbolt the top of the 6" spacer? or reverse order?

Also, would I need an alignment after replacing?

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Old 04-07-2012, 05:00 PM   #2
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If I remember right, that's how I did it.

You may know this too, but in case you don't, you'll need to have a spring compressor to replace the shocks.

I think anytime you start removing and replacing front suspension parts it's probably a good idea to align, but since you're not lifting it any higher or lower I'm not too sure if it's needed in that case.

Well the coilovers are already assembled so I won't need a spring compressor correct? Just bolt on the 6" spacer and replace correct?
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That would be easier, but the Fabtech spindle connects to the LCA in a different way than the stock spindles
The LCA comes in from above, and it looked as if I'd have to remove my CV axle just to do that.

I wish I could do it that way though!
Oh, yeah wasn't thinking about the Fabtech. thanks for the post.
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I'm assuming the pro conp would be the same? This is going on my pro conp lift 4x4
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