Removing an old leaf spring bushing on my 99 Tacoma. 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. 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 bushfall.buzzted Reading Time: 1 min. Feb 17, 3" lift front and back.
I will be installing my lift shackles soon and wanted to know how some of you are removing the bushing from their leaf spring. I see you can burn them out but that's not a real option for me.
Also you can wedge a chilsel between the section that wraps around and folds back. This will open the eye enough to drive the. Dec 28, I have a set of super stock leaf springs that I am trying to remove the old rubber bushings from to install new ones. What is the best way to remove the old ones? I don't really want to burn them out if I can keep from it. I have sprayed them with PB Blaster and hammered on them and they have not budged. Any help would be appreciated.