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Just make sure you anchor it down to a concrete floor.

As an option, I used this on my G1 coupe: MacPherson Strut Coil Spring Compressor Set – Ken-Tool

At first, I struggled with a compressor with regular threaded rod. These typs of compressors have a tendency to want to walk around the spring, essentially turning the spring into a banana. The Ken-Tool compressor has Acme thread rod that is better for compressive loads. These compress in a straight line rather than wanting to walk around the spring. It's all I use now.

 
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Just make sure you anchor it down to a concrete floor.

As an option, I used this on my G1 coupe: MacPherson Strut Coil Spring Compressor Set – Ken-Tool

At first, I struggled with a compressor with regular threaded rod. These typs of compressors have a tendency to want to walk around the spring, essentially turning the spring into a banana. The Ken-Tool compressor has Acme thread rod that is better for compressive loads. These compress in a straight line rather than wanting to walk around the spring. It's all I use now.

Thanks for your advice ! I will definitely look into these. Do you use and impact wrench to compress these or do it by hand?
 

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Thanks for your advice ! I will definitely look into these. Do you use and impact wrench to compress these or do it by hand?
IIRC, I did it with an impact wrench. Just go slow.
 

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IIRC, I did it with an impact wrench. Just go slow.
I ended up going with your recommendation and it is working really well , no slipping or anything. Just wanted to tell you thanks and I really appreciate your help.
 
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