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Old 08-14-2008, 01:54 PM
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How do i remove my center pins?

im installing add a leafs in my front and the center pins have a nut on one side and the other side is a cone shape no way to hold it or slip a wrench on there. so how do i get them out?
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Old 08-14-2008, 02:10 PM
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Bump lol i need thisanswer soon. lol
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Old 08-14-2008, 02:19 PM
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Did you remove the leaf pack from the truck. Then remove the band clamps. That will release the tension on the pin. Word of advice put some c-clamps on the leaf pack before you remove those band clamps.
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Old 08-14-2008, 02:33 PM
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I always use an impact. Never had any problems.
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Old 08-14-2008, 02:52 PM
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Addding to the ?s.
How do you replace the leaf spring bushings in the frt springs?
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Old 08-14-2008, 09:22 PM
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yeah i had everything off but it just kept spinning so after like 30 minutes of trying different things i cut the nut off. i had new center pins anyway. lol.
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Old 08-14-2008, 09:23 PM
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How do you replace the leaf spring bushings in the frt springs?
Good luck with that. its probably spray it with some PB Blaster and push it out but idk.
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Old 08-15-2008, 04:48 AM
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I've never tried that but I'm sure your gonna need a press to get those bad boys outta there
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