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      07-01-2013, 05:44 PM   #97
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Originally Posted by M3SQRD View Post
There's no way you'll be able to adjust ride height from the lower mount when it is preloaded into the steering knuckle. You'll have to loosen the large, high-preload bolt holding the bottom of the strut, pry apart the steering knuckle, and remove the strut and then adjust ride height - you can't spine the strut body because the sway bar mounting tab is fixed. As for aligning I doubt it has an alignment feature - my JRZs (and Motons) have an alignment boss that also locates the adapter that slides into the knuckle.
Yes, that is correct, but once the bolt is loosen up the adaptor can spin for height adjustments.