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    spring tensioners...

    ok going to be getting my Eibachs in the next few weeks and need spring tensioners, where can i get them?

    cheers.

    also if anyone in the edinburgh area fancies giving me a hand fitting them i would supply the beer

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    Spring compressors?

    Any half way decent tool shop should do you a set - machinemart/halfords etc. But don't get cheap crap ones as they are more likley to slip.

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    yeh thats what i meant :P, thanks .

    any other tools i might need? i have sockets, axel stands etc.

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    An 18mm swan necked (cranked) spanner is a godsend in getting the nut off the top mount - it's a bugger to do without one.

    A 19mm open ended spaner for counter holding the flats on the drop links while you get tht nut off the front.

    And a torque wrench for doing it all back up again.

    Can't think of much else at the mo

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    excellent cheers mate

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    Arh ha!!

    Optional, and not essential

    You may need to undo the lower mount on the rear shock to drop the axle a so you get more room for waggling the spring out. You'll need an E20 torx socket for that one, (the top one is E18, for reference)

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