I'm having trouble adding preload to this shock. I just want about 1/2" of thread showing. Based on others' reports with similar truck setups, that should get me in the 2.5" lift zone.
I have the shock lower secured via a bar thru the lower eyelet (this is what King docs say to do). I loosened the pinch bolt on the adjust collar. When I use the King tool to tighten the upper collar, the whole shock upper turns rather than the collar screwing down onto the threads.
Has anyone experienced this? I can get just the collar to turn on the threads a small bit if I struggle to hold the upper shock body still while turning the collar. But I can only get a fraction of a turn before everything starts spinning. I would need a second vice. Does this sound about right or is something off?