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best way to remove bushing from shackle?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by stoney126, Jul 7, 2006.

  1. stoney126

    stoney126 1/2 ton status

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    Hey all, I need to replace the bushings in my rear shackles. I dont have a torch so what would be the best way to remove them? Thanks for any info
     
  2. MTBLAZER89

    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Clamp them down to a table. Use a small drill bit and make as many holes as possiblearound the sleeve. Pound the sleeve out as much as you can then grab it with vise grips and twist. You should be able to work it out. I just did mine the other night PITA, but the shackles are easier than gettin the ****in sleeves out of the spring eyes:mad:
     
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    Lubing them up with PB blaster or WD40 also helps. I used a big socket and hammer to pound mine out.
     
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    A search helps alot!:D
     
  5. cybrfire

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    Start the rubber on fire with a Torch. A small propane works well too. Burn it out and it will all fall out on its own. Very smokey and stinks.
     

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