Sorry for all of the separate posts, but I get a little bit done on my days off...so it spans several weeks for one thing. :-D
Anywho, I managed to get a lo... Show moret done today. Removed the entire 4-lug axle that was under it and all control arms associated with it. I'm glad I didn't run the 4-lug, because the axle wasn't fully attached with nuts!
I burnt out all of the bushings and now all that's left is to get a wire wheel to clean them axle, press the bushings in, and install the 5-lug axle! Woohoo! Show Less
We got one of the front springs in, but I won't make a separate post to document the other being put in there. We had a boot rip so we stopped for today, but... Show more the 5 lug swap is continuing. It will now have a 1" drop.
I also bought the Maximum Motorsport lowering spring install tool, which is an invaluable asset when installing these springs. Show Less
Over two different days I managed to get the ball joints pressed in and today I got the bushings burnt out. Come tuesday I'll be getting some sand paper and ... Show morepreparing the control arms for the re-install.Thanks to a friend, Larry, for some impromptu car work. Show Less