removing iso's

Discussion in '96-04 - 2V Specific' started by Whitepony, Aug 5, 2007.

  1. Whitepony

    Whitepony New Member

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    One of my rear lower isolators has split.

    i want to take both lower iso's out, but dont know how to decompress spring.

    any tips would be great im working on it right now so please help! should i just rip them out or something, unbolt shock?
     
  2. Whitepony

    Whitepony New Member

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    the lower shock bolt is on real tight so i cant take it off.... any other suggestions ANYBODY?

    is there a tool i can squeeze the spring with of anything maybe?
     
  3. scarface

    scarface Guest

    it would be hard to get anything in there.
     
  4. 19mustang95

    19mustang95 Legend

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    spray some PB baster or similar on the lower shock bolt...
     
  5. Jrgunn5150

    Jrgunn5150 Legend

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    Put the car on stands, use floor jack under A-arm, unbolt strut, lower extremely carefully, swing strut assembly out from under fender, use care not to scratch your paint. Remove the iso's and probably the busted lower "dead"coil. Listen to spring's squeek embarassingly.