What do you mean by using a lift? If you mean a full-fledged hydraulic lift, most of us don't have access to that type of thing. So I think a floor jack and a creeper is gonna be it for most of us!
What size allen is the main bolt? What exactly is an anti-seize compound? What kind did you use?
'86 420SE Euro
904 Midnight Blue, Gray Velour
Dad bought it new, now I own it.
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