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1998 ls can't install shocks back on! WTH?

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Old 05-13-11, 08:18 AM   #1
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Default 1998 ls can't install shocks back on! WTH?

iv got a 1998 ls400. I took off the shocks myself. Than i took them to meineke
so that they can decompress the spring and put my new struts in. Than i took them back home to install on the car and i can't get the bottom inside the bracket.

I know that the long ones go in the back and shorter ones on the front.

Please help?
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Old 05-13-11, 09:52 AM   #2
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Try some leverage like using a bar or something but be careful not to overdo it.
Search the tutorials on lexls.com
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Old 05-14-11, 06:12 PM   #3
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You can do a lot of good things with a scissor jack and a line-up pin.
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Did you take apart the upper ball joint knuckle? If you did you should be able to pull the suspension down enough to install the struts.
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