Figure 4-5. Brake assembly--exploded view.
Section VI. SPRINGS AND SHOCK ABSORBERS
4-11. Spring and Shock Absorber Removal
The lower, or spring eye bushing for the
a. Remove Shock Absorber (fig. 1-4). Remove
right side spring shackle is left-hand
the cotter pins holding the upper and lower washers
against the shock absorber rubber bushings.
Remove the washers and pull off the shock ab-
d. Remove Spring Clips (fig. 1-5). Remove the
sorber ad bushings.
the spring clip plate. Slip the end of the spring off
b. Remove Pivot Bolt (figs. 1-4 and 4-6). Jack
the shackle U-bolt and remove the spring.
the vehile frame so that the wheel almost clears the
floor. This relieves the load on the spring. Remove
e. Remove Shackle U-Bolt (fig. 4-6). Unscrew
shackle upper bushing from Shackle U-bolt. Pull
the pivot bolt cotter pin and castle nut. Drive out
shackle U-bolt, oil seals, and retainers from shackle
the pivot bolt using a block of wood or a plastic
mallet to avoid damaging the threads.
c. Remove Spring Shackle Lower Bushing (fig. 4-
6). Remove the shackle lower bushing from the