79 Leaf spring isolators

Discussion in 'Camaro Questions' started by Kk21m, Jun 26, 2016.

  1. Kk21m

    Kk21m New Member

    Mar 6, 2016
    Troy mo
    How do i remover the upper isolator/cushion mine seems to have melted to the rearend. I jacked it as far as possible but it didnt seperate any ideas
  2. Which isolator do you actually mean?
    The 2 Isolators at the leaf spring, between bottom plate (shock mounts to) and rear-end housing can only be removed if the leaf spring is take off the rear-end housing.

    The upper isolator is just laid in there and probably wedged, backed and rotted to the rear-end housing. Scraping and pulling with a screw driver and pliers will get it out if the leaf is gone.

    The shackles isolators come out as u remove the shackle bolts and pull them out of the frame.

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