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Rear Springs Replacement
« on: February 14, 2021, 12:52:37 PM »
I know you guys say that most things on the B is basic maintenance but how hard is it to change the rear springs?
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Re: Rear Springs Replacement
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2021, 01:11:15 PM »
I have done this at least ten times, and always seem to have more issues with the front bolt spinning/breaking free in the rubber bushing than the rear shackle bolt. Heat and lot of penetrating oil sometimes works, but I have honed my skills at the reciprocating saw in this location.

After itís been replaced (and that front rubber bushing resleeved with a steel insert) once, it will be easy to change in the future.

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