Jump to content

rear axle bushing replacement


Recommended Posts

I see my bushing are about gone or gone 

I feel a little vibration I'm sure it's coming from the rear 

I was hit in the side front to back about 8 months ago and I could see where the spring had hit the saddle 

it was put on the freak machine and alignment machine

was told in spec but I see the bushing the rear is moving back and forth not alot but it's there 

all tq rods was replaced bout a year ago 

is this a tough job or can be done at home with normal tools

 

if possible I'd like to replace with greaseable set up 

 

20220305_142351.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

This is a tough job.. specially for the first time.As far as tools go, you will need a short anvil stubby one inch drive impact to torque the ubolts..it could be done manually with big ratchet and a 5 foot schedule 40 pipe for leverage...you have 38k pound suspension, the greasable one starts at 44k pounds and up...it can be converted but you would have to change trunnion and heavier duty springs...dont quote me on that last one.. someone will chime in a confirm...

 

Red

Edited by R.E.D
Link to comment
Share on other sites

I all too well remember the days of the extended pipe on a breaker bar; every morning i wake up as a matter of fact. my thoughts of the video :1 -no never seize on the bolts on install;2- not even an impact socket on torque multiplier 3- no gloves or back brace;  without a doubt a job  for pros

  • Like 2
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...