If you’re looking for even easier setup on your new Aldan coilovers, we have a spring retainer designed for you. Our new one-piece spring retainer design allows for easy adjustment and the ultimate in holding power. Now available on select Aldan coilover models.

Learn how to install your new ALD-50, one piece coilover spring retainer using our guide here:

ALD-50 Aldan Spring Retainer

Step 1. Remove retainer and supplied set screw from bag (If not already installed).

ALD-50 Aldan Coilover

Step 2. Install your coil spring on your Aldan shock.

Aldan Coilover Spring Retainer

Step 3. With anti-seize applied on your spring retainer threads, set screw installed (hand tight at this point); thread the retainer onto the coilover shock body.

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Step 4. With the spring preload set at a baseline setting (We recommend 1.0″ of pre-load on our linear springs), spring retainer installed with anti-seize and set screw installed, you can now move to Step 5.

Step 5. With the set screw hand tight in the retainer, use a 5/32” Allen wrench and turn an additional 1/4 turn by hand.                    (*Do not over tighten)

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Step 6. Retainer should be tight on the shock body with zero movement or play once installed. Your spring and spring retainer installation is now complete.

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Step 7. You may need to re-adjust the retainer further using a spanner wrench to get your final ride-height once the coilover is installed on your chassis. Loosen the set screw and repeat steps if additional pre-load and height adjustments are needed for your application.

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