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HOW TO: RSR Ti2000 springs into 03 Evolution

 
Old Jun 8, 2004, 01:30 PM
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HOW TO: RSR Ti2000 springs into 03 Evolution

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This how-to is based on a spring install of RSR Ti2000 Springs for a 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.




Tools required
floor jack and 4 jack stands
spring compressor
socket wrench
breaker bar (long socket wrench without ratchet)
sockets: 12mm, 13mm, 14mm, 17mm, 19mm
wrenches: 12mm, 17mm, 19mm
flathead screwdriver
pliers
rubber mallet
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General Steps:

Jack car up onto jack stands or lift
Remove wheels (19mm Socket)


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This is what you will be working with in the front

Front
Remove the clip that holds the break line to the shock (12mm bolt) - Image below is the back of the shock


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Remove the 2 bolts holding the shock to the hub (19mm)

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Slowly push axle down and pop shock assembly out of hub



Remove the 3 bolts from top of strut tower in engine bay (14mm + socket)

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Use a spring compressor to compress the spring.
Undo the top nut on the shock, and remove the assembly.




Cut the bump stop in half
Replace all parts, and place new spring into the shock. Tighten everything down.


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Reverse these steps to put the assembly back in.
Repeat these steps on the other side
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Rear
Remove trunk liner (Push in retaining clips to unlatch them)
Remove bolt holding shock to control arm
Remove bolt holding control arm to hub





Remove the two bolts in the trunk to release the shock and spring
Use a spring compressor to compress the spring.
Undo the top nut on the shock, and remove the assembly.
Cut the bump stop in half
Replace all parts, and place new spring into the shock. Tighten everything down.
Reverse these steps to put the assembly back in.
Repeat steps 20-25 on other side
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RSR Ti2000 Springs Installed. The best part is, these springs will never sag!





Click here to order RSR Ti2000 Titanium Springs
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