REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
The leaf springs are under a considerable amount of tension. Be very careful when removing or installing them; they can exert enough force to cause serious injuries.
See Figure 1
- Raise the rear of the truck and remove the rear axle as detailed in Drive Train under Rear Axle-5-Link.
- Remove the coil springs and their spring seats. Be careful to keep all components in their proper order.
- Install the spring seats on the rear axle in the proper directions and then raise the axle housing until the springs can be inserted.
- Install the rear axle housing as detailed in Drive Train .