Originally posted by bigred318@Apr 10 2005, 12:24 AM you can go rent a spring compressor for cheap and do it yourself
Will it kill me?
I am debating shelling out $150 to have the mechanic do it when i have new wheels, shocks and springs. I figure if the car is there (for new O2 sensor and AC belt), have them do it...but hey, that's $150 for me if i do it myself...as long as i don't kill myself trying.
There is a DIY for front and back springs and front struts. The rear struts are self explanatory once you get in there. One bolt on the bottom and the usual 3 on top. It is in the DIY maintiance or performance section on the second page.
You can get a spring compressor from autozone. Just be care full, I have a friend who had a spring pop out on him and sliced his arm up pretty bad. Easy job to do though. I will do a writeup on it after my clutch. Clutch parts are on the way from alleurasian (they have really good prices on parts comparing to other online vendors). Good luck.
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