Installing coil spacers

Discussion in 'Lift Kit and Lowering Kit Discussions' started by cey800, May 23, 2008.

  1. cey800

    cey800 New Member

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    Picked up a torsion key and spacer kit for my "04 Yuk. Does anyone have any tips on how to install the spacers. Do I need a coil compressor. Any additional tips would be great, the kit arrived with no instructions.
     
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    I haven't done my rears yet but the torsions up front require a clamp type of thing that takes the pressure off of them.

    http://www.suspensionmaxx.com/tahoe.html

    The middle piece is what you need. I had mine installed for one hour of labor $50 which is 1/3 the price of the tool itself.
     
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    You won't need a spring compressor, just drop the shocks and rear trackbar pull hard on one side of the axle and stuff the little fuggers under the coils. Make sure you don't stretch any brakelines but it shouldn't take more than an hour to do the keys and spacers with the proper tools.