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    sorry lowering advice needed again

    I have decide to lower my car at last and have got the springs comeing i went for kw springs as i got them a little cheaper than eibach ones brand new for £70. is it hard to change them over your self and will i need to change anything else.they should give me a drop of 35mm here is a link to the springs i got

    http://www.europerformance.co.uk/pag...roduct=3872018

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    rear ones are very easy mate, but fronts mite be worth taking to a garage, need a windy gun for the bolts on the top really, and shouldn't need to change anything else as its only a 35mm drop!

    rear all u do is take both wheels off, unbolt the damper off the axle, axle drops down springs pull out, seat new ones lift axle bolt back in job done HTH
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    thanks for the advice scotty rear sound easy enough might have a go at the front and see how a get on

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    A windy gun for the fronts? Why? A spring compressor is required alongside the right tool to get the top bolts loose and tightened again, but other than that...

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    My auld man is a bit of jack off all tools he has got a set of spring compressors because ive heard some horror stories when changing springs

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    ye the rite tool if hes hot it for the fronts will be easy, but all i was worried about was rounding the allen key on the top off
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    Allen key? Get an impact gun, whether its air or electric, they will whip it off no problem although the electric impact guns are still between £150 and £550 (snap-on being the highest ofc)

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    Its all done buddy. But yeah my dad has an air gun so done it with that

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    Trouble with mk5 strut tops is they put the nut so far inside the top hat you struggle or atleast i did with a swan neck spanner to get the nut undone or completely tight, i ended up taking mine to a garage just up the road to tighten them the last few turns!!! The mk4 was so much easier to do!! They really cocked up the mk5!!!

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