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Do I have to take my leaf springs apart now?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by PetaKane, Nov 14, 2002.

  1. PetaKane

    PetaKane 1/2 ton status

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    Now I can't get the center bolt through the spring pack. I shined a flashlight in the holes and the leaves are not lined up anymore. Does this mean I have to take them all apart to get them lined up?
     
  2. Shaggy

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    <font color="green"> Or just go buy yourself an appropriately sized alignment tool and use that to get the leaves lined up again. They look like a punch, and everybody tends to use them as a punch, but they are actually for jobs just such as this. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif </font color>
     
  3. TX Mudder

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    I used a prybar with a conical tip that I bought at Autozone (sorry, it has a technical name, I forget it though.)
    Lined up great. I've used it countless other times, great tool.
    -- Mike
     
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    I just got done replacing a pin I just sheared, I used a hammer to wack em into line.
     
  5. PetaKane

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    Nevermind I better just start a new topic for my next question. Thanks guys
     

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