2. We’re not going to bore you by doing a step-by-step on how to take off the old junk. We’ll just give the obligatory warning that care needs to be taken when removing the factory springs. They contain a lot of stored energy, and if you don’t remove them the right way you could end up becoming a very unhappy camper. We disconnected the upper control arm from the spindle. We then drilled out the lower shock mount holes a bit to accommodate the new bolts provided in the QA1 kit.