[Vwdiesel] Rear spring replacement

Terry Briggs vbriggs at stny.rr.com
Tue Nov 6 15:30:57 PST 2007

if you can find a decent set in the bone yard, just unbolt them and 
replace yours. I scored an almost new set that way back in the spring.
On Nov 6, 2007, at 3:33 PM, paul lew wrote:

> Hi all
>   My rear springs are getting weaker and weaker (lower), I was always 
> told you need a special
>   spring compession device, but I was at a local wrecking yard, and 
> noticed how farthe rear
>   joints pivot, and the springs and shocks were removed on a couple of 
> the volks.
>   Is that a trick to replace them?
>   Having the car on the ground, unbolting the top, and then jacking up 
> the car till they decompress then just slipping them out/off ?
>   Thanks Paul
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