Q: Trouble installing front suspension stock springs

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I am working on an older model, 68 Bel Air and I have been trying to install the front suspension stock springs on a frame only project. I used coil spring compressors, however I have not been able to compress them enough. Another problem is that I can not get the spring to seat correctly. I have tried everything that I know to try. Could you tell me if you know of a way that I can accomplish this?

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