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05-24-2019 01:46 PM
Keapana I figured as much. Thanks for the reply. I enjoy all the good info I'm finding on this site.
05-24-2019 09:46 AM
Big Dave Welcome to the Team!

Safest way involves about four hours of work. Take it all apart install the parts you want and reassemble it.

When I mention chaining the lower control arm that involves not only immobilizing the control arm; but includes the whole car. I had a front end up grade to my drive on lift (which asks do you have the same?). It allowed me to chain the arm to the rest of the front end, and the car to the lift so that noting moved.

Big Dave
05-23-2019 11:56 PM
Keapana Aloha from Kauai Hawaii gentlemen. I just joined the group. I had a question about upper control arm shafts. I there a way to remove and change them without removing upper control arm. All the bushings are new but I have to change to offset shafts in order to get the rest of the camber that I'm experiencing on the front end because of the drop spindles I installed.
Mahalo in advance.
05-12-2019 01:35 PM
Big Dave Or use 3/8 inch link chain to restrain the lower control arm so that it can not move.

Big Dave
05-12-2019 12:03 PM
BA. you're going to want that spring compressor
05-11-2019 08:39 AM
you loose
removal upper control arms

got to remove upper control arms on my 64 impala, do I need to compress coils or will the weight of the car hold them jacked under lower control arm, the shocks will not be removed

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