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Post Post subject: hello and leaf-springs
Posted: Tue May 27, 2008 07:33 AM
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Hi I am new to this forum but have been in the VW/baja community for several years. I have been working on my bug and rebuilt the front axle but cannot seem to get the leaf-springs in to the axle tubes. Is there a trick to getting the leafs in or is it just a matter of messing with them for several more hours... lol :P. Thank you for any responses!

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Post Post subject: Re: hello and leaf-springs
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Take a rubber band an wrap it around the end. It will hold the spring pack together and then just slide down it when you shove it through. I also take a die grinder with a sanding pad and put a small chamfer on the end of the spring pack to make it easier to start. You can just leave the rubber band in the beam, it wont interfere with anything.


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Welcome aboard! Make sure you start a thread in the New Member forum and post some pics!


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