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Old 10-03-2011, 04:36 PM   #1
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So I've bought KYB GR2s with Moog springs (and top plates of course) and I'm now wondering : Can I change the rear springs without compressing them?

Say like jacking the car, putting it on candles, holding the rear arm with the jack, removing the strut and then lowering until the spring has no tension or the arms can't go low enough?

I'm mostly asking because I'll be doing it during the week if I can do it like that, if not, I'll have to wait until the week-end to have a spring compressor.

Thanks a lot!

P.*. I'm so removing the air suspension. That thing could be cool but I don't have enough patience to find the leaks and all!
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I'll assume when you say candles you mean jackstands.

Yes..you can.
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I'll assume when you say candles you mean jackstands.

Yes..you can.
Yes, sorry, I meant jackstands. Candle is a direct translation from french ( and "chandelle" isn't even right in french so...)

Thanks a lot for your answer, I should be doing that this week-end (3 days week-end for us here!)
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