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    Spring Compressors

    Can anyone recommend a good value set to get? Want to do the springs while my car is on bricks as soon as i can afford to get the wheels 'furbed!

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    Also when changine the springs is it worth replacing the bushes? If so can anyone recommend a good set or shall i just get standard GM ones?

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    you don't need compressors for replacing springs, you can use the weight of the car to do it.
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    Oh right, on an ACT that will be fine? Could have sworn we used clamps on my old hatch... Cheers mate!

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    a hell of alot safer changing front springs with clamps imho

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    Now Running Boost, AWD and a Flat 4.

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    Id defo use clamps mate, i got some laser ones from halfords for £20 when i did mine!
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    Nice one cheers lads, saw some in halfrauds last night for 20, should have nabbed em! Will pick them up later. Thought it would be a bit safer with them, plus its summat handy to have in the tool box! Cheers for your help!

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