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Overboostin 02-06-2011 04:06 PM

HELP! OME install issue
 
Im sitting in my garage installing my ome kit. I've been banging down on the fork to get the strut out, it came out a bit but doesn't seem to want to come out any further. Any tips on how to get this strut out before I mutilate the fork? Tia!


Here's a video of where I'm stuck.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhISvSRxqfw

Seminole-3 02-06-2011 06:24 PM

Re: HELP! OME install issue
 
Haven't done a suspension install on a independent front end before but it looks as though your downward movement is being limited by the axle shaft contacting lower control arm.

Can you not compress the strut by hand from the bottom to lift it out of the fork?

maxst2 02-06-2011 10:23 PM

Re: HELP! OME install issue
 
Oil pen fluid, soak it and then use a plastic dead blow.

Kreso 02-07-2011 09:32 AM

Re: HELP! OME install issue
 
Compress strut spring more and it will go out. I did it when I installed my OME lift

dmlong47 02-07-2011 11:44 AM

Re: HELP! OME install issue
 
you can also unbolt the strut fork from the lower control arm. its way easier especial if your not replacing the strut


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