Remove the fasteners from the rear of the spring and take off.
Oct 11, How to remove a leaf spring bushing without using an sort of press. This is the easiest way possible that i've learned works the best and the fastest for re. Oct 15, How to Replace Leaf Spring Shackles and Bushings 1. Block the front wheels and raise the rear with a jack under the third member, lowering the vehicle onto stands under 2.
Keep the jack under the rear end. Do one end of a single spring at a time, removing the. Oct 20, The best way to remove these bushings is to use a torch and set the rubber on fire. Let it burn one to two minutes then hit the eye so the rubber and the inner sleeve falls out. Then use a punch and a hammer and catch the end of the outer sleeve and curl it removing a leaf spring bushing Reading Time: 1 min.
Step 1. Remove the bushings from the spring eyes using a dead blow hammer and appropriately sized socket to drive the bushings free. If any of the bushings are seized to the spring eyes (this is not uncommon) you may need to apply heat to free them from the spring. Mar 13, The bushings are found within these leaf springs. These leaf springs in turn are attached to a hanger that supports them. Using the appropriate wrench, remove the leaf springs from the hanger by undoing the bolts that keep them fastened.
Step 3: Expose the Bushings. Lower the jack in order for the leaf springs to be free from the hanger. Dec 29, Most all can be done without removing springs. I can knock out a Pete low air leaf spring bar pin bushings on a tandem in less than three hours. The tool is a must on KW rubber steer axle shackle pin/bushings. I have the OTC pin and bushing press for steer axle, but KW ones need the whole 20 ton of the Tiger tool. May 18, Some older vehicles used thick-walled steel bushes and these can be drawn out using a length of studding and suitable mandrels.
Lots of leaf springs are fitted with Metalastic bushes that have a thin-walled outer sleeve. Removing the bush often me. Feb 23, Removing Leaf Spring Bushings. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 20 of 23 Posts. 1; 2; Next. 1 of 2 Go to page. Go. Last. jdub Registered. Joined Dec 30, 5, Posts. Discussion Starter #1 Feb 22, Kind of annoyed that my Global West leaf springs came with a rubber bushing installed when I also ordered the Del-A-Lum bushing and.