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Leaf Spring Bushings

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Bart Reid, Apr 18, 2006.

  1. Bart Reid

    Bart Reid Newbie

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    I'm putting a lift on my 90 K5 and I need to know if anyone has a good method for removing old bushings from leaf springs. There has to be a better way than drilling and hammering!
     
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    HarryH3 1 ton status Author

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    I just use my Harbor Freight hydraulic press to remove 'em. :)
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Even a propane torch, one of the little Bernzomatics, will do it. Smells nasty N-A-double-ass-T-why, but it works if you're patient, and breaks no drill bits. :deal:

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    How do you break drill bits drilling out pieces of rubber? :eek1: This method has always been the easiest, cleanest, and most effective for me. Just drill 'em till there's nothing left. :D
     
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    RAY 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I used a ball joint press from Autozone and alot of WD40. Hope this helps.

    Ray
     

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