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IFS repair help needed

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 30-A rider, Apr 4, 2006.

  1. 30-A rider

    30-A rider Registered Member

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    Have a 93 burb K1500. Never worked on a IFS rcuk before and wanted some insight, direction ,insructions, or suggestions on where to obtain a good manual before I tackle this job.

    Need to do both Cv axles, Lower ball joints and Pitman arm.

    Anyone with any suggestions and insight please do post up. very appretiated!
     
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    30-A rider Registered Member

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    BizeeB65 1/2 ton status

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    Go to the tool shop, get a plasma cutter and a good welder, then to the junkyard for a D44 or D60 with springs and such...

    Fab it up and never look back. DOWN WIT DA IFS!

    :haha:
     
  4. chevyk2500hd

    chevyk2500hd 1/2 ton status

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    I personally use the gm service manual. I don't anything but the best in manuals.

    CV Axle. Unbolt cv shaft from axle center section. Take nut off of cv shaft on outside of rotor. Unbolt upper u joint to allow more room and just pull axle shaft out.

    Lower ball joint has to be pressed out whether you do it on vehicle or out is your decision.

    Pitman arm will have to be pulled off. Probably have to pull entire steering box to get puller under box.
     
  5. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    werent thay rivit in on the balljoints? i know the ifs is like that. if so need to grind/tourch/ cut / chissle off them and pop out and replace with new that come with bolts. just dont remove the shocks as this will help hold the torsion bar from slaming your lower control arm to the ground.
     
  6. Hermy13

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    the bottom balljoint is pressed in heat it up will help u.
     

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