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Old 02-27-2013, 11:30 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by elsolo View Post
I just whack the top of the knuckle with a lead hammer, it smacks it down that last 1/2" and the strut pops out.
Did that on the passenger side didn't work, I eventually put a bottle jack on top of the knuckle and let it cradle into the bottom of the spring and worked it out.

All that chaos with the passenger side - I did the driver side in 25 mins if that. The knuckle and arm gave way easily with little prying at the end to clear bottom of strut.
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