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ryizzle
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Nov 14, 4:38pm - #326173 
so im lowering my car...

...and we are absent of a spring comressor, is there a way to finish the project without the compressor? i think we are SOL for now cry


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Nov 15, 12:37am - #326174 
why cant you just borrow one from an autozone or other place like that near you?

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Nov 15, 6:19am - #326175 
you dont have to use a spring compressor if you dont mind a big headache after the spring hits you. LOL rofl


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Nov 15, 3:55pm - #326176 
Originally Posted by fonz182
why cant you just borrow one from an autozone or other place like that near you?

yeh i was gonna do that in the first place until my friend said that he was positive that he didnt need one since he didnt need one on his car. but now its too late because he has surgery on tuesday and hes not gonna have any idea who he is for the next 2 months since he gonna be so high on pain killers. i might just take it to the local high school and let the autotech class take care of it. thumbsup


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Nov 15, 5:20pm - #326177 
^^ ouch. well i guess you gotta see there should be someone else you know who can help you out and just borrow one of those compressors. GL thumbsup

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Nov 15, 9:23pm - #326178 
I did it without one on my old integra, but it is much easier with the compressor. I just put it up against a brick wall while I loosened it. Then when it popped it just hit the wall, nothing flew around or got damaged.

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Nov 15, 9:26pm - #326179 
unless you want to die...i suggest you find or buy one. its like 20 bucks at autozone or pepboys


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Nov 18, 5:58pm - #326180 
yea, thiers plenty of horror stories about springs at ANY dealership. Never attempt that stuff w/o one unless your wearing bomb squad gear smile

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