Got the U-bolts off with the impact wrench.
Oct 15, Clean the inside of the shackle/leaf spring with fine sandpaper or a ball hone on a drill. 8 Using the grease supplied with the kit, lube, and push the two poly bushing halves and inner sleeve into the part. You may need to squeeze it some with the press. Oct 24, Thanks For Watching!!! Please Like And shrubnotch.clubg out bracket bushing and spring eye shrubnotch.club check out my other videos: shrubnotch.club Apr 03, 2) place the end of a medium sized pry bar (about" long) inbetween the bushing and the shackle plate and apply pressure while tapping on the protruding pin threads (assuming that you won't be reusing the shackles - HIGHLY recommend replacing with greasable pins and shackles as the difficult removal of the old ones is probably related to User Interaction Count: shackles into posi-tion on the shackle brackets.
Then raise the rear of the spring into place on the lower shackle bolt. Install the two remaining bushings into the shackles and install the plate and nuts.
Time to break loose the U-Bolts on the other side.
Tighten until snug with a 5/8" wrench or socket. Then in-stall the nut on the front bushing bolt and tighten.
With a File Size: 1MB. May 27, A nation How To presented by asalinasz39 Project Name How To replace frame and rear leaf spring bushings.
Project Description Some vehicles may have severe rust and seized shackle/leaf spring bolts; this will allow you to avoid the stress of hammering old bolts out and restore bushings to factory performance as well as possibly gain rear lift if longer shackles are installed.
Feb 25, What is the best way of removing the metal shackle pin bushings in the leaf spring rear supports on my 64 BJ8 phI? Thanks and have a good day! John. Home.
The spring eye bolt was frozen.
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