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Old Yesterday, 03:07 PM   #1
cmbezln
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Default OK to take off top nut from strut while on car?

I'd imagine the compression from the weight of the car would be more than enough to compress, but want to verify before I do something stupid.

Getting crazy creaking from rear suspension after RCE install and want to throw a washer under the top nut.
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Old Yesterday, 03:19 PM   #2
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yes.

as always, do your best to prevent the shaft from spinning with the nut, as it can damage strut piston seals.
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