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Old 03-07-2012, 11:14 PM   #15
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I am referring to the upper strut retainer, not the spring perch retaining plate. When the car is lifted off the ground, the strut assembly is being held by the 2 bottom spindle to strut bolts.The purpose of the upper strut retainer is to hold the strut in place if the 2 spindle bolts are removed. It may also be a support for the hood but I haven't verified that.
Actually, spring perch retaining plate is there to hold the suspension up when the car is lifted.

But I do see what you mean now. So yours stayed high enough to not use the upper plate and guide the upper perch into the tower cavity before tightening the top washer? Mine wouldn't. And I've done mine with drop springs and coilovers.

But at any rate, I can tell you it's not a hood support.
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did you get your issue fixed?
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