How To: rear springs

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  1. sundevil07

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    have any pics of the car settled in the rear? these ssc springs make me cringe at the gap in the rear
     
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    it got too dark to take any more. i'll take some tomorrow.
     
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    cool, i like the drop for the front with these springs but it sits waaay too high in the back
     
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    yeah i hate the cheesy raked look it reminds me of a matchbox car
     
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    this has the progress springs

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    that looks uh...how do i say this in a nice way...terrible lol. mine were way nicer than that. the fronts are so high on that car.
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    old pic
     
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    i know the front is lower know that it has settled and the backs have never changed
     
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    well that's good, i'd hate to drive around like that it must feel so weird
     
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    Top bolt - 66 lb/ft

    Bottom bolt - 81 lb/ft

    Be careful when re-installing the lower shock bolt, it's fairly easy to cross thread if there are any loads.

    Also, it is not recommended to use the pinch seam for anytheing except the stock jack. it's do-able, but i don't recommend it. Also, if you are using the rear TWB for a jack point, use a 2by4 to spread the weight evenly across both edges of the beam.

    Images uploading. Otherwise, good how to. Also, i use an old cross-tip screwdriver to align the top shock if i have removed the bolt.
     
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    Oh, where i put my jackstands fyi...

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