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2000 Jaguar S-Type Question: With the car on a lift do I have to compress the front springs to change shocks

 

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jaguar 2000, 3.0L V6, Jamul, CA, July 07, 2013, 07:09
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I am also replacing all ball joints. Will the front springs also need to be compressed to accomplish this.

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    gearhead89 July 07, 2013, 15:37
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    yes they do if they are struts. do not take them apart without a compressor. those things will go through a cement wall with that kind of pressure

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