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Help polyurethane bushings

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by SargeSlapnuts, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. Sep 30, 2011 at 6:27 PM
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    i tried to install poly urethan bushings in place of my old stock ones today and they do not fit and are far to tight. do i need to remove the inner sleeve where the bushings go in the leaf spring?

    please help im with out transportation
     
  2. Sep 30, 2011 at 6:35 PM
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    Grease the bushing and spring eye the sleeve goes in last. But of its really that tight u prob got the wrong bush.
     
  3. Sep 30, 2011 at 6:44 PM
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    spring eye? could you explain?
     
  4. Sep 30, 2011 at 7:08 PM
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    Never mind figured it out. Im silly. Still cant get the bushing in. How would the sleeve go on after the bushing. Wouldnt taking the sleeve out cause the spring eye to "collapse"? HELP!!!
     
  5. Sep 30, 2011 at 7:08 PM
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  6. Sep 30, 2011 at 7:14 PM
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  7. Sep 30, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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  8. Sep 30, 2011 at 8:49 PM
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    Well my cell service sucks but aren't your new bushings 3 piece? We are talking you rear leafs correct? The bushings should come apart one bush goes in on each side then the metal sleeve goes down the center on the back u don't use the sleeve (shakle side) if you have stock shackles. Unless ur new front bushings look exactly like stock you need a hydro press to get them in
     
  9. Sep 30, 2011 at 8:50 PM
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    Can u post pics of what u got?
     
  10. Jan 23, 2012 at 5:27 AM
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    well i dumped the orginal plan to use ome greasable shackles b/c you have to cut the steel sleeve out of the springs to install ome's bushings. i have the toytec red poly bushings and plan to give them a shot here shortly. any sugestions on oem replacement leaf bushing installation
     
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