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Leaf Pack Chang Out - Any Special Tools Required?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by FJRrider, Jan 17, 2019.

  1. Jan 17, 2019 at 8:11 AM
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    FJRrider

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    I recently purchased the Icon RXT Leaf Pack to put on my 2012 DCSB. I am installing the pack with option 2:

    REPLACE THE 3RD SPRING (COUNTING FROM THE TOP DOWN) WITH THE ADDITIONAL
    LEAF.


    So, not only do I need to swap out the stock pack with the new pack, I need to take the Icon pack apart and replace a leaf.

    So... are there any special tools required for this? And tools that would just make the job easier?

    Thank Mates :)
     
  2. Jan 17, 2019 at 8:13 AM
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    EatSleepTacos

    EatSleepTacos East Coast Conner

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    Only “special” tool I could think of is a C clamp to disassemble and reassemble the leafs. The rest is just standard hand tools. Though a centering punch is nice for lining bolt holes up, as well as tapping the bolts out when taking everything apart.
     
  3. Jan 17, 2019 at 8:13 AM
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    Rujack

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    Pretty straight forward. Clamps go a long way in making this an easy job though.
     
  4. Jan 17, 2019 at 7:24 PM
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    FJRrider

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    Any excuse to get an impact wrench for this job? I NEED a battery powered impact wrench! :thumbsup:
     
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  5. Jan 17, 2019 at 7:43 PM
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    Rujack

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    Tire rotations alone are an excuse! Might as well go for it.
     
  6. Jan 18, 2019 at 2:54 PM
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  7. Jan 19, 2019 at 8:46 AM
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    Yes a Milwaukee M18 Fuel 1/2 Drive Impact, is a great purchase.
     

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