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    as title...

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    No mate you will be fine

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dose View Post
    No mate you will be fine


    half hour tops to change rear springs

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    We were talking about this last night and I only needed them on mine cause it is a design and the springs are longer also it has AFL so there is a level sensor on the axle so I had to compress them to pull them clear without breaking anything, your SRI springs are 15mm shorter than my old ones so will probably come straight out.

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    Sweet... so shocker off and pull out. job done.

    Cheers guys

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    Quote Originally Posted by leemarksmith View Post
    Sweet... so shocker off and pull out. job done.

    Cheers guys
    NO shocks dont come off
    undo the nut+bolts off the bottom of the shock and push down to free the spring.

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    I'm planning on tidying them up and a lick of paint so will still probably remove... cheers...

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    i used clamps on mine, werent sure what i was doing and didnt fancy losing an eye,...

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    what colour you going for lee

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    Quote Originally Posted by paul.sessions View Post
    what colour you going for lee
    Probably yellow we'll see, got loads of different hammerite flying around at home and will probably attack the calipers at the same time...

    Whats the best spray can colour match for hammerite blue? can you use hammerite on plastic with a fine brush or will it chip? anyone - cant be bothered starting a new thread for this q? lol

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