What strut compressor??

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  1. cb4017

    cb4017 New Member

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    What is the recommended strut compressor for replacing the KJ strut and springs?
    Will this work?

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    Bennett Active Member Administrator

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    Yes, those will work, but are somewhat dangerous. Although mine were not as beefy as those... Anyways what happened on mine was the threaded rod started to bend as I was compressing the spring and came pretty close to breaking.

    Also if you have an autozone near you, they rent the tools for free (with a deposit of course).

    Otherwise you can bring it to any shop and let them assembly the strut for you on a large compressor machine.

    Bennett
     
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    I got the strut compressor from Auto Zone. The hooks would not fit between the front spring coils.
    I lucked out and on a Saturday found a local independant shop that changed everything out for $25. Just took the guy about 10 minutes.
     
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    Now how is it free if You have to put a deposit down???....LOL.
     
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    u do get the deposit back....... :-s in a sense, it's not 100% free, more like 75%.....LoL.....
     
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    yea, as long as you return them, their free to use.