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w114 help needed!

I am trying to remove the springs on my '74 280 and cant figure out how to go about it. Can someone share some knowledge with me? thanks!

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Front or rear?

For the front you'll need a spring compressor (a good one, a bad one is dangerous)

For the rear you might not need a compressor, just unscrew the shock absorber (the bottom bolts can be rusty, douse with wd-40 for a couple of days).
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