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    How NOT to fit your springs

    How NOT to fit your springs.


    If you really want that "Lowrider" look.

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    he trying to use a trolly jack as a spring compressor?

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    - ffs what a plum!
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    but nigel thats how you told me you did yours

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    Thats shocking
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    its all good there

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    very good.
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    LOL! thats a good idea??!!!!
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    the comic genius that is your non mechanically minded moron

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    Changed the front shock on a 206 using blocks of wood and "creative jacking" like that. Only one broken finger when the jack slipped (not mine thankfully).

    And no, the spring compressors didn't work, hence the wonky job.
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