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Old 04-13-2012, 03:41 AM
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Stuck rear shackle bolt.

I'm doin my leaf springs and I'm trying to get the rear shackle bolt out not the leaf spring bolt the shackle that connects the leaf spring to the frame. Won't come out its like fused to the metal sleeve in the bushing


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Old 04-13-2012, 04:04 AM
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I have had to use a sawzall before on them
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Old 04-13-2012, 05:27 AM
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I took it to spring shop I was trying to get that bolt cut for hours and the guy just cut it in 2 seconds


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Old 04-13-2012, 05:31 AM
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get factory bolts for reinstall. If I remember correct, they need to be exactly that diamater. Its not quite standard, If its loose it can cause a knocking sound
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I've cut the head off the bolts and stacked washers and bushings under the nut and used them as a puller.
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