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03-01-2013
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By jeguth1s on 04-23-2013, 11:00 AM
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Besides a socket set, wrench set, torque wrench, hex set, and a breaker bar; you'll need a pair of spring compressors, spindle housing spreader, and a cut away socket.
+1 for the cut away socket. I did Bilstein sports which require a 22mm and stock was 21mm. Learning lessons....
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By wheen on 05-20-2013, 11:38 PM
Does the same method work for removing OEM non-sport front struts, given that the springs are 0.6" taller?
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By ECSTuning on 05-21-2013, 09:44 AM
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Does the same method work for removing OEM non-sport front struts, given that the springs are 0.6" taller?
Yes same method words for removing the non sport suspension.
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By Dylanize on 03-20-2015, 03:12 PM
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Besides a socket set, wrench set, torque wrench, hex set, and a breaker bar; you'll need a pair of spring compressors, spindle housing spreader, and a cut away socket.
What size cutaway socket? Thanks.
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By ECSTuning on 03-23-2015, 10:08 AM
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What size cutaway socket? Thanks.
18mm is what we used in the video. But when in doubt measure your nuts first to insure you have the correct strut nut socket on hand for the job.
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By Dylanize on 03-23-2015, 10:59 AM
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18mm is what we used in the video. But when in doubt measure your nuts first to insure you have the correct strut nut socket on hand for the job.
Thanks! Do you know if i can re-use the factory front strut nut(the one that hold the top hat on) on ST coils?
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By ECSTuning on 03-25-2015, 02:12 PM
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Thanks! Do you know if i can re-use the factory front strut nut(the one that hold the top hat on) on ST coils?
ST coilovers come with their own top nut, you'll want to use that one.

-James
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By Dylanize on 03-25-2015, 03:23 PM
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ST coilovers come with their own top nut, you'll want to use that one.

-James
I bought used and they were not included. Was hoping to re use the factory ones.
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