The installation begins after measuring and noting the distance from the front hub centers to the bottom edge of the fenders. This figure will provide a reference point later on in the installation. The stock shocks are removed and then holes are drilled in the top of the bumpstop brackets for the new ORU droop stop pads. These new pads are important because when the front suspension is lifted via the torsion bars, the distance between the upper A-arms and the top of the bumpstop brackets is shortened. This means that the two will come in contact more often when the suspension unloads. The new pads serve to eliminate metal-to-metal contact and cushion the impact.