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  • Thanks for the great write up.Bought the springs from MLtoys.com. Everything went fine except for 1 of the 4 shocks. I could not loosen the top washer. It stripped and even with a wrech, it wouldn't budge. My other three top washer, I was able to remove it by hand.Fortunately I was able to remove the bottom piece by using a wrench to hold the shock shaft in place and then unscrew the bottom piece from the shock assembly.Tips.1. Do one shock at a time. 2. Make sure to loosen all the way the top washer before removing the allen nuts at the top.3. No need to remove both top and bottom allen nuts (or the whole shock assembly). Removing top allen nuts only should suffice in sliding in and out the springs...unless you run into an issue where the top nut is stripped (like mines). Then in this ca…

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    Thanks for the great write up.Bought the springs from MLtoys.com. Everything went fine except for 1 of the 4 shocks. I could not loosen the top washer. It stripped and even with a wrech, it wouldn't budge. My other three top washer, I was able to remove it by hand.Fortunately I was able to remove the bottom piece by using a wrench to hold the shock shaft in place and then unscrew the bottom piece from the shock assembly.Tips.1. Do one shock at a time. 2. Make sure to loosen all the way the top washer before removing the allen nuts at the top.3. No need to remove both top and bottom allen nuts (or the whole shock assembly). Removing top allen nuts only should suffice in sliding in and out the springs...unless you run into an issue where the top nut is stripped (like mines). Then in this case, remove the spring from the bottom.4. I didn't have an issue with Step3 above as my conduit slide up and down easily (at least a 1/16" gap in both of mines.5. My front shocks were 'sticking' and I had to loosen the middle allen nuts on both side where the suspension meets the frame (pivot point). I'm referring to the area right under the front doors or right behind the front wheels. You'll know what I mean when you look at where the frame ties into the suspension piece.

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