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Put 5100 and coil spring back together

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by SmoothFox, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. Dec 21, 2011 at 4:31 AM
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    SmoothFox

    SmoothFox [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have my factory shocks off. Taking them to a shop and letting them fuck with the springs. I am allergic to bodily harm. :rolleyes: Anything I should watch for to make sure they get put together correctly? I have them marked left and right because it is my understanding that one spring is a bit longer than the other.


    Thanks!
     
  2. Dec 21, 2011 at 4:34 AM
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    DrewH

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    The only other thing to watch for is that they don't put the spring perch on upside down.... happens alot.
     
  3. Dec 21, 2011 at 4:47 AM
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    Blackshirts

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    That and the top of the shock cap is aligned right. If not it won't fit back in the shock housing of the truck.
     
  4. Dec 22, 2011 at 6:30 AM
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    SmoothFox

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    All put back together. Truck is still in garage, going for a test drive and get a alignment here in a hour or so. Think I will get that lifetime deal at Firestone we shall see. Thanks for all the help/reply's!
     
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