well, to get someone else to do it its pretty easy...jj! i did mine myself and my first recommendation is to rent a spring compressor (i didnt and turned an easy job into a harder one), you can usually rent them at auto parts stores...anyway, you will only need the spring compressor on the front installation, you wont have to compress the rears at all. the fronts are very easy to get at, but the back is a little trickier. i actually removed the whole back panel in my car so i could get at the tops of the struts, but i really dont think you have to do that. it'd be a tight fit but you might be able to do it from inside the trunk. my recommendation is to loosen the large bolt on top first before you remove the struts. that thing is probably on very tight and if its still in the car it makes it much easier to get off later. after getting the struts out its just a matter of removing the big bolt on top and letting the spring pop off(dont put your eye out...haha). then, seat the new springs and reassemble. all in all, it took me about 5 hours...it would have taken 2 or 3 if i had done things the easy way...oh well...i know better for next time. good luck!
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