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Old 05-19-2010, 08:17 AM
danlewis danlewis is offline
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Default resetting leaf in new bracket question

I recently replaced a broken on the pax side leaf spring. However, leaf spring doesn't quite line up with the bracket to get the bolt started. Any tips for getting the spring in place? Thanks!
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Old 05-20-2010, 08:02 AM
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Default Re: resetting leaf in new bracket question

How is it not lined up and where? The front should be connected first, the u bolts should only be hand tight and the shackle should be connected last. The u bolts get tightened down after the truck is sitting on the ground and tightened again after driving a few hundred miles.
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Old 05-20-2010, 05:25 PM
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Default Re: resetting leaf in new bracket question

The leaf is within the edges of the bracket, but the end of the leaf is laying just past the hole for the bolt, as if the leaf has flattened out some.
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