Caution Important Safety Info If the Torsion springs are poorly set up or mishandled, it can be really unsafe. Do not try to install them yourself unless 1) You have the right tools and sensible mechanical ability or experience and 2) You follow these Directions really thoroughly. Required Tool list 1. Locking pliers 2. 7/16" socket wrench 3. A set of 9/16" box wrenches 4. A set of 1/2", 18" long long steel winging bar 5. Wood Anchoring Pads Step 1 - Preparing the door frame It is necessary that the torsion spring assembly is securely and firmly connected to the frame of the garage.