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Re: spring compressor

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Subject: Re: spring compressor
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2002 15:26:25 -0800
I used a spring compressor which I rented from one of those rental outfits,
like United Rental.

on 2/9/02 9:26 AM, David Councill at wrote:

> I know this was asked before except my circumstances are a bit different.
> What can I use to compress the front springs? And where could I find such a
> spring compressor? NAPA?
> I know its possible to compress the springs by using the weight of the
> car/engine as I have done it before. But in this case, the engine is not in
> the car yet. Plus I have another front end that I would like to disassemble
> that is lying on the floor of my garage. I did remove the shock absorber on
> one end which has allowed the spring to expand but it looks like it still
> is under some tension.
> If any of you have successfully used some kind of spring compressor, please
> let me know. I'm hoping to do the front end this weekend.
> David
> 67 BGT
> 72 B


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires

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