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 Missing: Watertown MA. 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. This keeps the rear end properly located.
3. Remove the bolt and lower the jack completely to perform the repair described below. stumpchop.buzzg: Watertown MA. Removing an old leaf spring bushing on my 99 TacomaMissing: Watertown MA. 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 stumpchop.buzzted Reading Time: 1 min.
May 30, Removing leaf spring bushings. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. toytechproject Registered.
Joined Feb 9, 1, Posts. Discussion Starter #1 May 29, I am trying to refurbish a set of stock springs with new bushings but I can't get the front bushing on the rear springs out (the ones installed in the metal sleeve) Do Missing: Watertown MA.
Jul 05, The front bushing requires you to remove the mount. Big problem occurs if the nut on the back side starts to spin since their is no real easy access to it. When I put the springs on the rear of my car I plan on drilling a hole big enough to get a socket on the top then find a rubber plug I can put in the stumpchop.buzzg: Watertown MA.