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