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      02-11-2012, 10:38 PM   #1
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KW sleeve over kit install question

I'm in the process of installing the KW sleeve over kit and I'm having one issue: On the rear, when I adjust the collar to set the ride height, the base also rotates. Any tips on how to prevent the base from rotating with the collar?
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Do you by any chance have a large clamp to hold the base? You may have to lower the camber arm to take the spring pressure off of the height adjuster.
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      02-12-2012, 12:04 AM   #3
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Yeah, I thought about that and it looks like that's what I'm gonna have to do for now until I get a clear answer as to how to prevent the base from spinning with the collar.
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Use some dry lube on the adjuster threads see if that helps. If you can't hold the base from turning by hand you can use a pair of channel lock pliers just be careful not to damage the base.

Next time try some thrust sheets on the adjuster and lower camber links surfaces, they will help a bit. If you really like to tinker with ride height you will want to install a thrust bearing.

The photo below shows a rear spring kit with full height adjustments even with the suspension loaded. However, the purpose of the kit is really to allow a very quick spring change at home or the track.
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