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I ordered the springs and an L24S install kit - hoping to get it and install it this weekend. Just in case I need something else before Sunday when everything's closed, what else do I need?

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I didn't use longer Brake Lines. Ron at Rockymountain said I wouldn't need them, but I could check after the install how tight they were. Been wheeling with it for two years and never had a problem.

I second the greasable pins all around. Did you get the Hyrdo Shocks? They are OK, but if you want a better ride, sell them on ebay and get the Bilsteins.

Do you have an air compressor? You might need a grinder, propane torch, etc. to get the old pins out.

After you drive t for 500 miles, retorque the bolts. Drive another 500 miles and do it again. Then use your grinder to cut the extra length off of the bolts.
 

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caster shims. did the install kit come with new ubolts? possibly need to get driveshaft lengthened depending on how you're setup.
 
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I got the Nitro shocks. I don't know what all comes in the kit - I haven't received it yet, but hope to this week. Do greasable pins make a difference? I also already have revolvers for the rear.
 

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The Nitros are a step up from the Hydro's I had. Greasable pins make a difference if you plan on keeping the rig. When you take your old ones off you will see how dry and crappy the old bushings are.
 
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If you havn't got em out yet, start spraying the bushings with lube now. Pblaster or liquidwrench helps to sit on em for a few days. Just be ready to spend a few hours pounding with a large hammer on the pins. Terrible. I used a vise to push mine out, may want to get some kind of press or something.

Here's what they can look like. :eek:
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Put a 1/16 metal cutting blade in your grinder and cut the pins. It takes a couple of seconds per pin, and the springs will fall right out. Best and quickest way to remove recalcitrant rusted pins. Reinstall new greasable pins and you're all set.
 

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petescoffee said:
Ask Mudrak for what else you need. He will take care of you.
That was my thought too. Gary's a cruiserhead that drives what he sells, so he should have given you a full 411 on your job already. Part of what you're buying when you buy from small but reputable cruiser vendors.;)
 
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65swb45 said:
That was my thought too. Gary's a cruiserhead that drives what he sells, so he should have given you a full 411 on your job already. Part of what you're buying when you buy from small but reputable cruiser vendors.;)
That was my thought exactly. I would rather pay a small shop like Gary's or Marks or others more than 4WP as I they have specific knowledge of the Viehicle .
 

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