Suspension re-install question

Discussion in 'Suspension, Steering, Brake & Wheel Topics' started by 74cam_mojo, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. 74cam_mojo

    74cam_mojo Member

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    Whats the proper order to reinstall springs / shocks and steering knuckle? I know obviously the spring comes b4 the shock / but should I install the steering knuckle first to the control arms???? the the compressed spring followed by the shock.

    PS; as it stands now both control arms are hangin free

    Any comments would be apreciated / 74 Camaro
     
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    John Wright Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I bolted up the upper ball joint to the spindle, then slipped the spring in and then brought the lower control arm up and bolted the lower ball joint to the spindle. Then shocks, sway bars...ect....
     
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    Thank you John
     
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    John Wright Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    keep this in mind when installing the springs....

    This pic is looking up into the subframe from underneath(upper spring bucket)

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    and this....
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