I was releaseing it ok, it was bound up. Finally used a long piece of 1 1/2" dowell and a 2 lb hammer to break it loose from underneath. The last time it was opened, probably AC service last year, it was forced down with carpet folded up and wedgeing it. Now will have to trim that carpet when I get through with my little project.
2005 KSCA 3778 on 04 W22 with Koni FSD
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