99 379 low air leaf front bushings

Discussion in 'Peterbilt Forum' started by simonsocm, May 11, 2021.

  1. simonsocm

    simonsocm Light Load Member

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    Trying to figure out the easiest way to swap these bushings myself.

    I'm thinking jack up the back end, dump the air and get to work? Aside from maybe a torch is there anything else I should be particularly worried about?
     
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  3. lester

    lester Road Train Member

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    Is low air leaf different from low air? I can't keep them all straight. On my low air I don't jack up anything or dump the air. Just break out the torch, cut the bolt head or nut and let the rubber burn out. Pound everything out, clean up and reinstall.
     
  4. simonsocm

    simonsocm Light Load Member

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    Same thing basically. I'll see if I can even get the bolts to move. Maybe just spray a whole can of pb on them. Might save me a decent amount of money.
     
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    Wouldn't bother with PB Blaster. Torch makes easy work. 30 minute job. If you could get the nut loose it's still gonna be a bugger getting bolt and old rubber out. Just turn it all to liquid with
     
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