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Unread 08-22-2013, 02:30 PM   #1
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replacing front shackle upper and lower bushings

My question is how do i need to set my jeep up to replace these? Any help would be grateful.

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Unread 08-22-2013, 02:39 PM   #2
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jack stands just behind the rear of the front spring hangers
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Unread 08-22-2013, 02:51 PM   #3
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Thanks. Should I keep a jack on the front leaf spring. It just looks like a lot of load if I pull those bolts out.
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Unread 08-22-2013, 02:55 PM   #4
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x2...here's how I did mine.
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Unread 08-22-2013, 02:58 PM   #5
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No jack on the springs....Just like Asteve's pix. Should also rplc the spring eye bushings as well.
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Unread 08-22-2013, 03:07 PM   #6
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Will do thank you guys.
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