One benefit to the ES is removal down the road.
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 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 over. Once enough of the sleeve has been bent over the sleeve can be driven shrubhauling.barted Reading Time: 1 min.
Oct 15, Back when I was a kid, my dad taught me to replace leaf spring bushings using a suspension press and an impact gun to do the pressing. Next, I learned to drill the rubber portion out and use a big hammer and chisel to remove the old bushing piece by piece. Later, I learned how to use an air hammer to remove them even quicker. Jul 02, I was able to remove the factory type bushing by soaking it in silicone spray and by smashing it with a hammer. Heat would work better though.
Last edited: Jul 2, Mar 21, Easy fix, spearate the spring with a flat head screw driver, clean the gunk out between leafs with shop rag, regrease with heavy duty suspension grease.
When removing this amount of hardware, be sure to put the screws someplace safe.
only took about 1 hour or so and will probably hold the noise over till you get new springs. Oct 26, Remove And Replace Leaf Springs Like A Pro Step 1: Raise The Rear Before you start, park your car on a level surface. Place a tire chock in front of, and behind, Step 2: Remove The Shocks With the car supported by the jack stands, place the jack under the differential, and raise it Step 3: Estimated Reading Time: 9 mins.
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. Removing old steel encased rubber bushings can be a real b&%ch, and burning them is one of the best ways to get them out.
All one needs to do is let the rubber burn for 3 to 5 minutes and them smack the eye sideways and watch the burning bushing come flying.
If you have a little mechanical experience, you can replace the leaf springs on your car at home.
Nov 11, Best way to remove leaf spring bushing? Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 9 of 9 Posts. M. MT Registered. Joined Jul 19, Posts. Discussion Starter #1 Nov 10, My new leafs make the car sit way too high so I think I will send them back and replace the bushing in the front of my original leaf springs.
Step 3: Remove the Base Plate. This is the step where you learn how to remove leaf springs. Locate the lower mounting stud, remove the fasteners and take out the shock absorbers.
Undo the fasteners from the U-bolts and take off the base plate. Raise the axle just slightly and â€” with a pry bar in hand â€” take the leaf spring pack.