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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-09-2004, 04:28 PM
94CapriceSS
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ok i did a search for this and cant really find what im looking for and for some odd reason hotchkis doesn't include instructions with thier springs but anyways.. how to you seat the front springs..does it mater wich way the pigtails go, there progressive springs, denser coil on top or bottom?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-09-2004, 04:37 PM
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The denser area of the spring goes toward the top. You will see an "eye" or punchout that the pigtail will catch on.
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-09-2004, 04:41 PM
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The "eye" that the pigtail catches on in the lower control arm is in between 2 holes. If you look straight down into the spring pocket you will see it.
 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-09-2004, 06:29 PM
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so the top pigtail doesn't matter just line up the lower pigtail up with the 'eye' in between the two holes?
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