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leaf spring bolts

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by plowin207, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. plowin207

    plowin207 Member
    Messages: 89

    im going to be replacing my leaf springs tomorow any hints tips on making the project easier would be great the only real hard part i see looking at it would be getting the bolts out. i might be wrong so that's why i asked thanks for the help oo ya it is a 01 sierra k1500
     
  2. Sydenstricker Landscaping

    Sydenstricker Landscaping PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,882

    Soak the crap out of them with pb blaster. Then use a good impact gun to bust them loose. A lil heat never hurts too
     
  3. ahoron

    ahoron Senior Member
    from here
    Messages: 422

    Have fun you need to pull the fuel tank to unbolt the drivers side.
     
  4. Mr.Markus

    Mr.Markus PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,164

    Spring shop....Fast and cheap... not just for big rigs you know. Ours happens to be our snow plow dealer, open till 2:00 am.It's an evening job for them. When I upgraded my 96 springs with extra it was dropped off at 7:00 pm( the wife and I went shopping at costco and had a nice dinner and picked the truck up at 10:00pm.) Best $400 bucks I ever spent on that truck. (Oh yeah May not need replacing if they ain't broke, get them resprung and add 2 new to each side.) Think I spent more at costco...