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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. May 18, Lots of leaf springs are fitted with Metalastic bushes that have a thin-walled outer sleeve. Removing the bush often means burning the rubber content away to allow access to the outer sleeve and facilitate removal. 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 bushcutting.barted Reading Time: 1 min. Oct 15, Do one end of a single spring at a time, removing the bolt securing the spring into the front pocket and/or the leaf spring and frame bolts on the rear shackle as required.
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This keeps the rear end properly located. 3. Remove the bolt and lower the jack completely to perform the repair. Jul 02, Looks like the bushing is housed in a metal sleeve and that is pushed into the leaf spring eye.
Even if I keep these bushings I'd need to move one over so its centered in the leaf so any suggestions to edge it over a bit are welcome. Jun 16, The center metal sleeve might minimize that need, but the edges of the rubber bushings are still contacting"something" that would cause the mentioned stresses. If you want to use polyurethane in the rear suspension, the"isolators" between the leaf spring and their clamps to the axle would be one.
Jun 21, Heat the inner steel sleeve. After it gets hot enough the sleeve will drive out. After the sleeve is out use a air chisel and the the rest will come out. If you try the air chisel with the steel sleeve in. The bit just locks into the bushing. With the sleeve out. The out steel casing can collapse inwards.
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Allowing the bushing to come bushcutting.barted Reading Time: 3 mins. Removing Spring Eye Pin and Bushing Diagram 12 Diagram 11 Cylinder Tube 20t Hydraulic Cylinder Step Apply Hydraulic Pressure, the Hydraulic Cylinder extends and the Bushing is pulled fully from the spring eye or bushing housing. If the Bushing is not fully removed from the Spring Eye or Housing repeat steps 12 through