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Old 11-25-2021, 03:02 PM
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I just got it in about 15 min, had to push hard on the hub to pivot the spring bottom platform but was able to get in barely with the rubber pad.
next time I will just remove the spring and do the integral link then put spring back in. whew.
Thanks andrewwynn for the tip
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Old 11-25-2021, 03:27 PM
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I can't remember if the swing arm has a hole down the middle where you could use internal also, you may just need a tiny bit of help to get the spring in the right place to push the swing arm up with floor jack
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Old 11-25-2021, 03:29 PM
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Funny I had my reply as a draft for a good while. Saw the end result after I posted. Glad my suggestion helped of course.


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I got the spring in, needed to push hub in from top and pry spring in with pad. Not too hard.

Tip, remove the spring to replace integral link. Also use a large flat tip screwdriver to tap the integral link into place while jacking up the hub. Had I known this, I would have saved two days on this project. All done, sway bar link, integral link, ball joint, control arm, thrust arm, and sub-frame bushings. Now to do the other side
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I got the spring in, needed to push hub in from top and pry spring in with pad. Not too hard.

Tip, remove the spring to replace integral link. Also use a large flat tip screwdriver to tap the integral link into place while jacking up the hub. Had I known this, I would have saved two days on this project. All done, sway bar link, integral link, ball joint, control arm, thrust arm, and sub-frame bushings. Now to do the other side

It will go muuuch faster.


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Old 11-25-2021, 10:50 PM
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This video helped also show me it is possible to put in spring without a compressor.
https://youtu.be/KPvp0YCuPrU?t=625
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