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    Unhappy Rear Suspension Queries!!

    Hey guys ermm not really a fancy way to put this soo ill just say it lol

    i bought some 40/40 Lowering springs and did the front myself today but im having a bit of trouble with the rear ones, everybody said the rear is the easiest but im finding it quite hard,(laugh at me) , The haynes manual says i should take off the shocks but i dnt have the soket to undoo them soo if anybody could help me and tell me what the soket is called and if i can get it from halfrauds?? and what i will need to do lol

    cheers guys
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    torx bits mate

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    you need E20 and E18 torx sockets - best bet it to buy a rail form halfords, as you'll no doubt need other sizes at some point

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    kool cheers guys, also am i rite in saying once iv taken off the shock i can just compress the spring and pull it off yer ? or is there sumthing im missing??
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    they should easily pull out once the damper is off. u can also use a normal socket but just be carefull of rounding the bolt head off

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