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  1. https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/littleton-1963-buick-riviera/6914630313.html
  2. Thanks for the instruction. Worked like a champ. I like the wood grain and it will match my doors. I dont know why they didnt do this from the factory. Is there an easy way to get the radio panel out?
  3. I have a 63 Riv. How do you remove the headlight switch knob? Putting wood grain on the center dash.
  4. First attempt at posting a help for Riv owners. I installed all new bushings, ball joints, Tie rods and new larger front a rear sway bar recently. I had difficulty figuring how to compress the front spring to get it back in. Then I saw a hole at the top of the spring cup and the Spring compressor rod just fit in it. So I removed one end of the compressor and effectively compressed the spring into the pocket against the frame. Worked very well. Here are some pics along the way. Fairly self explanatory. I used a chain around the spring and frame just in case it decided to bolt. Can be deadl
  5. I am trying to reinstall my front springs. Used a compressor but the center rod hits the middle of the upper spring cavity. Any suggestions on how to get the spring compressed and get it in there? Thanks
  6. Trying to remove my front lower control arm bushings. They are really stuck. Whats the best way to remove them?
  7. I am trying to reinstall my front springs and cannot get them up into the right position. My compressor's rod sticks up to far and hits the metal center of the spring mount on the top. So I cannot use it as intended. Any suggestions on how to compress the spring and get it in?
  8. I am trying to remove and replace the front lower control arm bushing on my 63 Riv. I tried using a ball joint remover but no budge. Any trick to removing these?
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