Is it possible to swap rear springs w/o undoing the half shafts?

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oemoilleaks
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Is it possible to swap rear springs w/o undoing the half shafts?

Post by oemoilleaks » Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:36 pm

I just replaced the front struts and springs yesterday.. and I'd like to do the rear today.

But when reading through the procedure in the manual it calls for undoing the half shafts.

Can I get by with just lowering the differential?
Can a spring compressor fit in there?
Is there another trick you Merkur masters know of?

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Re: Is it possible to swap rear springs w/o undoing the half shafts?

Post by twin turbo » Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:33 pm

Lower 1 side at the time yes, Jack under diff, and lower IT. Keep a eye on brake flexi, since they dont strech😂

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