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885 coils

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by l_prettyman, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. Jun 4, 2010 at 1:27 PM
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    l_prettyman

    l_prettyman [OP] Well-Known Member

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    how hard is it to put on 885 coils? everyone that has seen my lift and the instructions say i cant do it even though i have the tools to do it. so can it be easily done? time involved for the front and rear coils?
     
  2. Jun 4, 2010 at 1:32 PM
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    Doc.SS

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    I'm going to invoke my right to remain silent....in the meantime, I'll keep an eye on this thread to see what becomes of this.....lol
     
  3. Jun 4, 2010 at 1:34 PM
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    SampleFool

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    Shouldnt be sooo bad for you.
     
  4. Jun 4, 2010 at 1:35 PM
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    I did it, all u need is a spring compressor and its pretty simple. 1-2 hours for the front. there are no coils in the rear, but for an aal and new shocks it took me an hour.
     
  5. Jun 4, 2010 at 1:39 PM
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    There are going to be a lot of folks who say to rent a compressor and do it yourself but I would advise you NOT to. I nearly got killed when one of those damned things exploded. Save your self, pay someone else to do it.
     
  6. Jun 4, 2010 at 1:43 PM
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    crap what happened to yours, I bought one for 30 bucks at kraigens
     
  7. Jun 5, 2010 at 7:59 AM
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    Made one, Pep boys wanted too much to squeeze my springs and the 1/2 assed auto zone loaner would not fit between the coils.

    2010 OME suspension install 014.jpg
     
  8. Jun 5, 2010 at 8:07 AM
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    It's not that hard. A wall mounted spring compressor is a better option in my opinion...but you can use the rental ones. Take your time and be careful about it...Take you 5-6 hours max to do an entire suspension. (That's what it took me- Remove, lift build, and re install the coils, install UCAs, install the rear AAL and shocks)
     
  9. Jun 5, 2010 at 8:27 AM
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    Wall mount are the best.
    I just do not do enough to justify what it would cost me to build one. :D
     
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