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Bilstein 5100s - how do I tighten the top nut?

Howdy everyone -

I installed a a leveling kit today along with some Bilstein 5100s. I was working on tightening up the top nut on the shocks and realized that the shaft was spinning underneath the boot. There isn't a nut on the top of the shaft like there was on the stock Ranchos. How did y'all tighten these up?

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if i recall, there is an allen key hole on top of the shaft.

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if i recall, there is an allen key hole on top of the shaft.


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