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Changing front shocks - advice needed?

im doing the front bilsteins. I saw the write-up from the srt8 guy about springs but for now I am not touching my springs, just the shocks.

so I see i need a ball joint seperator. what kind have you used.

looks like all I currently have in the box is a fork looking thing. not sure what sizes i have and if they fit.

what one did you use to seperate the ball joint?

so now I have the strut out. do i need a spring compressor or anything to get the shock out of the strut???

that wasnt very clear in the srt8 post.....
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Re: Changing front shocks - advice needed?

no....you just need something to hold the shaft of the stock strut and then loosen the nut on top
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