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Old June 21st, 2011, 01:01 PM   #1
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Default My leaf spring eye has rusted away?

Can I drive a little longer like this? I just noticed this a few days ago!Click image for larger version

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Old June 21st, 2011, 03:19 PM   #2
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It should be fine but if it gets any worse, it will let the diff move back. That being said, I wouldn't recommend driving it but if you do, be ready for anything to happen. Too bad it's not the shackle end. That would just beat the box floor up.
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Old June 21st, 2011, 03:45 PM   #3
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depends which end of the car the solid mount bushing is on (forward or back. if this were like a ford truck with the shackle forward of the solid mount point for the spring, i'd be nervous driving.
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Old June 21st, 2011, 05:43 PM   #4
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I got quoted $250-$260 to replace the whole leaf spring. It sucks because this is the ONLY vehicle I have for work until the next two weeks!
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Old June 21st, 2011, 05:51 PM   #5
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I got quoted $250-$260 to replace the whole leaf spring. It sucks because this is the ONLY vehicle I have for work until the next two weeks!
you could prolly find it cheaper on here and for some beer and dinner someone would help you out. what year make and model? someone may be able to help you out
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Old June 21st, 2011, 07:16 PM   #6
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Old June 22nd, 2011, 09:13 PM   #7
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post it in the wanted section that you need a spring. then just ask around for someone to help ya
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Old July 9th, 2011, 07:28 PM   #8
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shit id do it if u would pay for my gas and some little extra coin its not as hard as u think as long as u have the tools to do it
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