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Old 12-04-2010
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removing bolt from leaf spring

i got a dumb question but im a body man not a mechanic. whats the easiest way to remove the bolt that holds the leaf spring to the shackle. fyi i dont have an air chisel. thanks
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put the truck on jack stands, then put the jack lightly under the side you are working on. lift the axle just slightly. use a ratchet/breaker bar and socket and unbolt it. you may find by adding a little more pressure or taking some away may help the bolt come out easier.
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