How to Use a Strut Manual Spring Compressor?

Answer A manual strut spring compressor is designed to compress the strut spring on a front wheel drive vehicle. This is a necessary procedure in the disassembly of the strut for the purpose of replacemen... Read More »

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How to Use a Strut Compressor?

While automobile struts perform essentially the same functions as shock absorbers, they also provide the structural support for the vehicle by holding the suspension springs in place. When changing... Read More »

How to Compress a Spring When Replacing the Strut Mount on a Car?

The springs on the strut mounts can be extremely dangerous, even deadly, if not compressed securely before removing the top nut. This can be done in just a few minutes with a couple of basic tools.... Read More »

How to Lower a Spring Compressor?

A spring compressor is used when you want to remove a coil spring from the front suspension. This is most commonly used in a strut suspension, with a pair of spring compressors mounted onto the sin... Read More »

How to Use a Coil Spring Compressor?

Over time, coil springs loose their structural integrity. This loss can result in a drop in the height of the vehicle, reduced maneuverability and an increased wear of important structural suspensi... Read More »