Re: [DMCForum] Torsion bar adjustment
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Re: [DMCForum] Torsion bar adjustment



Thanks Greg.

Do the lift struts need to be removed?

-Ryan

On 10/11/05, timnagin <timnagin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Ryan,
>
> It's not hard to do at all.  I have the plans somewhere to build the jig but
> can't find them right now.
>
> I bought an extendible door prop from Northern Tools.  If the following link
> doesn't work then search on "cargo bar."
>
> http://www.northerntool.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId
> =6970&productId=12114&R=12114
>
> The bar needs to be placed between the door and the sill plate, not the
> ground.  This is easier to do with the louvers and engine cover off of the
> car.  I used a breaker bar and two extensions, which I think are about two
> feet long each.
>
> Two guys can do it but three would be better.  Check the grooved end of your
> torsion bar to make sure it isn't mushroomed out.
>
> Wait, grooved?  Mushroom?  This ain't no 70's party! ;)
>
> This wasn't very hard for us to do and I have done this a few times.  Before
> you do anything, use a Sharpie to draw a line across the end of the torsion
> bar and plate so you have a beginning reference point.
>
> I hope that made sense, kinda tired here.
>
> Greg
>


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