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Old 11-09-2005, 22:38   #1 (permalink)
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hey...well im new to this site n i have a white xf wagon 5 speed..and i wanna drop it on its ass....n wondering is there any other way to lower the back withut gettin spacers..coz ive herd u can turn the leaf spring upside down so i duno if i trust that....and how do u get the front springs out..cant seem to work it out...any help will be greatly appreciated...cheers tim
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you need to use spring compressors to get your fronts out.

you can buy ones that clamp on to each side of spring and screw up with long bolts.
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hey...well im new to this site n i have a white xf wagon 5 speed..and i wanna drop it on its ass....n wondering is there any other way to lower the back withut gettin spacers..coz ive herd u can turn the leaf spring upside down so i duno if i trust that....and how do u get the front springs out..cant seem to work it out...any help will be greatly appreciated...cheers tim
Getting the rears reset will cost a lot more than lowering blocks , and normally offers about 40 mm max , blocks will offer up to 55 mm , front spring replacement should offer up to 60 mm drop , measure things before purchase though .
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