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Old 03-01-2013, 06:01 PM   #14
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When I did my install I loosened the bolt that attaches the hub to the control arm rather than the control arm to subframe bolt. Now on my car there was no rust and i did have an impact handy if i needed it, but all i used was a breaker instead. Used a floor jack to raise the control arm and therefore compress the spring, undo the bolt, then slowly lower the jack. A tap with a rubber mallet on the hub and the spring was free.
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