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Old 09-28-2014, 05:36 PM   #21
mrfliboy
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Default Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

Front end rebuild time. Removed old shackle/bushings, and installed nylon bushings. After multiple attempts with my homemade spring spreader, I went ahead and broke the springs apart and was able to easily get the new bushings in.
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File Type: jpg 084cutshackle.jpg (67.1 KB, 161 views)
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File Type: jpg 089unsprung.jpg (77.9 KB, 180 views)

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