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Old 03-17-2009, 08:40 PM   #1
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suspension question

I was wondering what type of problems that you have ran into when you put your new suspension on.

I am getting the 1.5 drop from Mike so.... I need to know what to look for

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the only problem is it wont stop there...the modding bug
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Old 03-17-2009, 09:22 PM   #4
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I just dropped mine close to 3", no problems yet
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i meant install problems --such as sticky bolts or anything like that
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The hardest part of my install was removing the mounting thing off the top of the stock front struts so it could be re-mounted on the new ones. It took two people and some Rem oil to get it done lol
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the rear control arm bolt sux big time
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Rust is your enemy, just use some good penetrating oil on the bolts before you decide to do the job and it should make it easier for you.
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I actually had the lower control are bolt siezed so we cut it out and I had to buy a new lower control arm...so yeah that was kind of a pain in the ass.
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