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Decades of the chassis in the elements.
tree removal service 559 Apr 21, Posted: Tue Apr 21, am Post subject: Re: King pin bushing removal: The front axle bushing is hardened steel. You cannot cut it with a hack saw.
Use a stone in a die grinder to zip it right out. Dean. Jan 13, A. Cut two (2) short lengths of about 9/16" diameter steel bolts, (smaller than king pin diameter). () B. Place one length of bolt directly under the king pin. C. Place the other length of bolt under the axle, located approximately 4" on the in-side of the king pin. Share your videos with friends, family, and the world.
The trick to getting it out fairly easily is to break that rust bond loose. I start by soaking both ends of the pin with penetrating oil.
Hell, its all new or rebuilt.
Then, after removing the retaining bolt, I use a drift and a hefty hammer to rotate the front flange on the pin to one side. An air hammer works well, stumpcut.barted Reading Time: 1 min. Mar 30, the one i did was disc brakes. as far as just replacing the zirc.
just take that cap off of the bottm and put the new cap or old one with the new zirc in it. while the cap is off look in there and see if the grease is hard of soft.
if its hard just stick something in there and dig it out. theres no need to pull the king pin to remove the old hard grease. if you are doing a complete removal and installation. the.