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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-19-2006, 02:28 PM Thread Starter
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Tighten while Car is on the Ground

Is the bolt/nut that holds the spring/strut assembly on at the lower control arm the only fastner that needs to be tightened/torqued while the vehicle is on the ground?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-19-2006, 02:48 PM
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In the front suspension both the lower shock mount and the lower controls arm (frame) bushing should be tightened while the vehicle is at or near ride height.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-19-2006, 05:51 PM
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you don't need to ground the vehicle.. you can use a jack under the LCA and lift it to the point where the car just comes off the jackstand ( or as close as possible ), then tighten it

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