Mine has two sizes of bush.
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 bushleaning.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. This keeps the rear end properly located. 3. Remove the bolt and lower the jack completely to perform the repair.
Mar 18, X2. The factory rubber bushings are bonded both to the bolt sleeve and to the outer casing sleeve. Separating the sleeve(s) from the bushings destroys the bushing. You said you lost the metal sleeve from the SHACKLE bushing though so which is it, LEAF SPRING bushing or SHACKLE bushing?Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
Feb 26, The drill deal works best usually. Really grabs and goes all around the bushing sometimes. Or rig up some way to push out the metal sleeve in the center, big vise or ball joint press works. Never used a torch or fire method, sounds like fun though. Jun 21, The bit just locks into the bushing. With the sleeve out. The out steel casing can collapse inwards. Allowing the bushing to come out. After the old bushing is out about half the way. You better try and get the new bushing started.
With no bushing in the spring eye. It will close up. Getting a new one started can be a real pain on a closed up. Ford Explorer Leaf Springs. Can use for the front bushings by leaving the outer shells in the spring and order 2x and sleeves for the rear bushings. The rear bushing is the same as a Ford Explorer. And as a general Explorer spring note, the holes for the plastic pads is 1/2″ diameter, springs are /2″ wide.
Nov 12, Leaf Spring Bushing Sleeve. Discussion in 'Suspension' started by TacoTime, Nov 11, Post Reply. Nov 11, at PM Male First Name: Bill Vehicle: Taco.
Hello, I did a bonehead move when removing the bushing from my Old Man Emu leaf spring. When removing the old bushing I also removed (and destroyed) the sleeve that the. 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.