Originally Posted by felixthecat
"Deeprecon1'' also replaced the front sway bar too. Dropping the cradle adds a little time.
">>>>Undue the sway bar link on the strut & the pinch bolt & pound on the top of the knuckle to loosen the strut from the knuckle. Or you could open up the pincer's on the knuckle w/ a prybar.<<<<"
We actually did all the above, and it was still quite difficult. I think it was a mixture of the slightly below 50° temperature, winter road grime, and inexperience. Definitely a "spring" job.