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rear 5100 install

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by bunsojr, Jun 9, 2012.

  1. Jun 9, 2012 at 2:02 PM
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    bunsojr

    bunsojr [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Bilstein 5100s @ 1.75", 2'' AAL from Wheelers. Blacked Out Emblems!
    how do I prevent the things from spinning when I install the top nut? there's nothing to grab onto with a 2nd wrench. what did u guys do?
     
  2. Jun 9, 2012 at 2:07 PM
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    bunsojr

    bunsojr [OP] Well-Known Member

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    and how far do I need to screw down the nut
     
  3. Jun 9, 2012 at 4:58 PM
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    BulletToothTony

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    Slide the black protective boot down and grab it with a second wrench :cool:
     
  4. Jun 9, 2012 at 5:59 PM
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    Infra

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    At the top of the shock there is a space for a 5mm allen wrench. Insert a 5mm allen and use an open ended box wrench to tighten the lock nut down.

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