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Thread: Removing Coil over shocks-Dangerous??

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    Removing Coil over shocks-Dangerous??

    There are no stupid questions, right?

    I need to remove the coil over shocks in my car to drop suspension and remove my big MT tires on my Pro Street so I can check the brakes. I just want to make sure they aren't gonna fly out and rip out my teeth and left eyeball.

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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE lively's Avatar
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    nawwwwwwwwwwwwwwww---just the right eyeball[by the way-cover your groin also!!!!!] :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: YOU WILL GET A SERIOUS ANSWER PRETTY QUICK :lol: :lol:


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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE curtisreed's Avatar
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    If these are a true coil over shock, jack up the car by the rear housing and support the car by the frame. When you let the jack down the rear end will drop taking the compression off of the springs. You will find a point where the bolts will just slide out.


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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE
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    austin texas
    Door racer expained it well!

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    Thanks guys, they are true coil overs. I just want to make sure. Car is already jacked up, just have to loosen the nuts and drop the rear down. My front teeth thank you.

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