Related Photo Galleries
When battling 40-plus years worth of rust, penetrating lube and an air ratchet or a big breaker bar are your friends. Since the DSE kit literally replaces every suspension component inside the wheelwell, it's easiest to remove both control arms, the spindles, and brakes as a single assembly. Jarvis says that it's imperative to use a quality spring compressor before removing tension from the springs to prevent them from flying out. After unbolting the control arms, tie rods, sway bar endlinks, shocks and brake lines, all the stock hardware drops right out.