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Old 04-11-2011, 12:32 PM   #11
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I got the same nut for mine. You have it installed correctly...the nut is longer than the threads. You can either threadlock the new nut or re-use the old nut. Mine has been fine since I installed it in October of last year.
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Old 04-11-2011, 01:57 PM   #12
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I'm even more comfortable with this, since I'm not the only one. Thanks Shaun.
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when i installed mine (didnt come pre-assembled) thats as far as mine went and just the other day i saw someone posting with the same problem so this seems to be pretty common. i havent had any problems with them coming undone or anything
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Old 01-15-2013, 12:54 AM   #14
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I just installed my ford racing kit and came to the same issue. What i did was put the nut in a lathe and cut of the extra metal they added on the ford racing nut and made it the same height as the stock. Ill post a pic tomorrow
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Some kits come with the wrong nut. It may be the incorrect "taller" nut. Go to the dealer and get the correct "shorter" nut. Or re-use the old nut.

It can be changed with the strut installed and wheels on the ground. Just use a wrench and Allen wrench.
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