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 treeclearance.buzzted 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. This keeps the rear end properly located.
3. Remove the bolt and lower the jack completely to perform the repair described below. 4. Removing old steel encased rubber bushings can be a real b&%ch, and burning them is one of the best ways to get them out. All one needs to do is let the rubber burn for 3 to 5 minutes and them smack the eye sideways and watch the burning bushing come flying out.
Be sure to do this outside in the wide open treeclearance.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins. Getting stuck bolts out of leaf spring bushings without destroying the bushings. Jack your truck up, stands under the frame in front of the rear leafs, then.