View Single Post
  #7  
Old 09-24-2010, 10:33 PM
FormerGorilla's Avatar
FormerGorilla FormerGorilla is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Joplin, Missouri
Age: 31
Posts: 390
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Dodge Ram 4x4 Crew
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Bright Silver
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 5
Rep:147
FormerGorilla will become famous soon enoughFormerGorilla will become famous soon enough
Default

Anyone seen hpc3? I was going to try and attempt this tomorrow. How about this... Does anyone know if the strut assembly can be removed from the truck without compressing the spring or popping the upper ball joint loose?

By visual inspection I think dropping the a arm down without loosening anything except the sway bar end-link will work. Of course, a pry bar will definitely be in order. I think it will have enough drop to get the assembly out though. I really don't want to pop that ball joint loose if I can help it... as for the compressing... I don't think it can be done with the assembly still in the truck, not enough room. I know I will need to compress it to get the spring off the coil though.

All help is greatly appreciated!!
__________________
MODS LIST! -- 20% Tint, Curt Rec. Hitch, Slimline Toolbox, Huskyliner mats, Huskyliner Mud guards, 18" Gear Wheels, 33" Hankook ATM Tires, Bilstein 5100's at 1.4", Ported Foxbox w/2 10" Polk Subs & JL 500W Amp, Mufflex 24" Exhaust, Tow Hooks, Dominator II Step Bars, GatorHyde Spray-In Bedliner
Reply With Quote