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Originally Posted by rsrmike View Post
Leaving the little lever on, (with circlip back in place!) but repositioned keeps the omega spring from blowing the larger lever down in your face or smashing your hand... This also helps when reassembling!
BTDT....smashed the holly crap out of my thumb when the spring let go and pinned my thumb between the lever and its stop. All this while I was under the car adjusting the linkage. Trapped as I was, thumb securely held in place and hurting ever so much. I was about to yell for my significant other to come save me, but was able to save myself and my dignity by using a handy screwdriver to pry the tension off the spring. Beware...lots of potential energy in that spring!
Old 11-19-2008, 12:40 PM
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