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Replace Leafs w/o special tools?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by jcremeans11, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. Jan 1, 2011 at 8:40 PM
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    jcremeans11

    jcremeans11 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I'm kind of a newbie, and I'm just wondering if you need any special tools to remove and install new, 3" lift leafs?
     
  2. Jan 1, 2011 at 8:43 PM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    special. No. I would get a breaker bar and some PB blaster. Make sure you have the right size sockets, i can into that one. The U-Bolts i got were a 23mm.
     
  3. Jan 1, 2011 at 8:44 PM
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    lookylookitzadam

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    socket wrenches where all that was needed when I did it, aside from a jack/jackstands
     
  4. Jan 1, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    Snowman

    Snowman I have a problem for your solutionÂ…

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    Possibly a grinder with a cutting wheel. Depends how your bolts are, I would have one nearby just incase.
     
  5. Jan 1, 2011 at 9:25 PM
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    Alright, thanks guys
     
  6. Jan 2, 2011 at 4:08 AM
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    second this. I ended up cutting off my old ubolts and front hanger bolt.
     
  7. Jan 2, 2011 at 7:49 AM
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    C - clamps

    **for holding the other leafs together while you put the AAL in**
     
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