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 Post subject: trouble with fitting lowered leaf springs on the XH
Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 6:50 pm 
Oompa Loompa
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Im installing king spring leafs in the rear for my xh, one problem i can get the bolt out of the front eyelet on the leaf, its the big bolt towards the front of the car, it wont budge ive givin it hell with the hammer.

anyone know how i can get it loose without cracking the s**t again ?
any help would be greatly appreciated

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 Post subject: Re: trouble with fitting lowered leaf springs on the XH
Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2009 12:28 am 
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Mate
Get yourself a impact gun at least 1/2 drive use a impact socket to turn the bolt. the bolt sounds like it has rusted onto the front eye bush on the spring
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 Post subject: Re: trouble with fitting lowered leaf springs on the XH
Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2009 12:32 am 
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use 2 breaker bars too. ive done a few tough ones also, rusted together etc.
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 Post subject: Re: trouble with fitting lowered leaf springs on the XH
Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2009 11:24 pm 
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Cheers fellas, just read your reply. i just belted the ring out of the bolts :D came out ok

thanks heaps

 

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