Suspension & Steering
Coil Spring Adjustment
> > To adjust the spring perches on their threaded collars, you can use the
> > "spanner" tool shown on Pg. 180 of the Automotion catalog, item 1 under
> > the "Pulley wrench" display. They call it a 911 Spanner. Want $32 for
> > it.
> > No need for any spring compression, though it's a lot easier to do with
> > the weight off the suspension.
> > At a recent work session here, a more robust tool was used. Think it
> > was from a motorcycle shop. Same concept but better leverage, better
> > construction than the Automotion part. You might get a response from
> > one of our CT contingent with the details.
> > Best regards,
> > David Lloyd
> > Farmington, CT
> > 79 Euro 5-speed w/ track upgrades
> Dear Dave & Dan:
> I bought a spanner wrench from Yamaha that is perfect for adjusting the
> spring nuts. The cost was under $16. You can see it at the Frenzy.
> Merry motoring. Ed
I bought one of these tools by mail order last month from a motorcyle
dealer in Pittsburgh (tel. 800-860-0686). They refer to it as an "ATV
Shock Tool" part no. P529. It's made by Motion Pro whose own part
number is 08-029. Cost was about $14 plus shipping.
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