In a message dated 3/7/2006 5:20:17 PM Central Standard Time,
> UPS delivered a set of polly upper wishbone bushings today. Is there a
> reason that I can't just put the frame up on stands. Put a jack under the
> spring pans compressing the springs a litte and remove the two bolts in the
> ball joint and the upper fulcrum nuts. Then replace the bushings and put it
> back together. Will the springs stay put and not fly out the garage wall??
> Am I missing something important here? A friend tells me my plan won't
Sure it will but a safer alternative is to rent/borrow a set of strut spring
compressors that clamp to the outside and hold the spring with those. Oh,
heck, make yourself a TR spring compressor with some all thread. You'll have
pull the shock but then you'll have a spring compressor.
Remove one arm at a time leaving one arm in place and the whole vertical link
won't flop down on you. On my car I have one bolt facing forward and one
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