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Old 04-29-2014, 06:38 AM   #13
dave in australia
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Default Re: How to treat the new Front Leaf Spring

When I did my springs, I sand blasted to remove corrosion. Skirfed the mating surfaces. Then chamfered the ends where they slide over the leaf below. Then applied a dry graphite lube, Lubribond 122, on all rubbing surfaces. Then assembled. Finally, remove excess lube from exposed surfaces with my favourite paint prep solvent and paint assembled.
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