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Old 06-04-2022, 04:18 PM   #1
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Spring compressor for shocks/struts

I was wondering what spring compressors other people are using for suspension springs? I just used the garbage claw one I picked up ages ago to replace a spring on a friends car, and it got me thinking it might be nice to treat myself to something newer and likely easier to use.
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Old 07-31-2022, 02:56 PM   #2
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I use the ones that have a threaded rod going through the two hooks. I think the first time I swapped springs I used ratchet straps. It does not take much to relieve the pressure on the stock springs.
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Old 08-08-2022, 02:17 PM   #3
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I took my struts apart and reinstalled them without a compressor. They really dont have alot of tension on them in these cars.
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