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Lift Kit Help!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by tylerdjefferson, Sep 5, 2008.

  1. Sep 5, 2008 at 8:30 AM
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    tylerdjefferson

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    I was going to install my front spring spacers and rear leaf myself but a friend told me it was something I can't do it myself because the spring in the front is under too much tension. Can I install a spring spacer and add a leaf on my own or should I have it professionally installed? :confused:
     
  2. Sep 5, 2008 at 9:26 AM
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    You can borrow a spring compressor from autozone. What type do you have? I see no reason why you couldn't do this my yourself, I did mine but I changed the coil springs and just added a block to the rear.
    There should be some instructions with your kit, if you have a kit, mine instructions were very good from toytec.
     
  3. Sep 5, 2008 at 9:31 AM
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    Dark Knight

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    most spacer lifts will not need a spring compressor. get some C-clamps for the leaf springs and a friend to help spread the front control arms and your rockin and rollin
     
  4. Sep 5, 2008 at 9:47 AM
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    JimBeam

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    top load spacers will need a spring compressor...

    once you get those put on the coils...you can put the coils in yourself and the aal is cakewalk
     
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