The spring seat clip lock ring is dropped over the the clip to keep it in place.
The spring seat is then installed over the lock ring.
New seal protectors are included with the kit and Chris taps them down in place.
The bump stop, dust shield and spring are put back in place. The spring is compressed and the top retaining nut is tightened down.
The Bilstein 5100 shock has a slightly longer body than the stock unit. It also has a much longer shaft and more travel. This can equate to nearly two inches more travel than stock!
Chris puts the Bilstein shock back into position. Now that the shock is longer, it is really obvious that the upper control arm has to be loosened and the lower control arm swung down to get the shock back in place.