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X2, only I borrowed two sets so I could get 3 spring compressors on them. Those really bend with just two, enough to make me a little nervous. Peter's got a nice little write up for adding a spacer, should be similar enough for what you're doing.
All-Pro 1 inch Tacoma Spacer Lift
BTW, trailer project looks great, when are we going wheeling so we can meet?
FlatlandTRD - The picture of the spring compressors bending in the write up was a little scary looking
Yeah, that's why I used 3, but mine didn't bend quite that bad. And with the shock in a vise pointed in a safe direction, it really isn't that bad. If you do it, just a little at a time. I've compressed way more than my share, and so far, no problems.
we will have to figure something out so we can meet up and hit the dirt
went by the local O'Reily's today and picked up one of their strut/spring compressors that they rent/let you borrow.
I have to say it was a pretty decent compressor. I used it to compress the old spring so I could get the top plate off, no issues.
Then I actually ended up using it to compress the new OME springs, again no issues. It didn't bend or flex like any of the ones I saw pictures of.
I had to chuckle. So you want us to believe that you saved money by doing it yourself, no one died, and the compressors didn't break shooting the spring through your garage wall as well as five of your neighbors? I think we need some pictures... of the 4rnr of course. Was this for ~2" of lift?