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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Nov 5th, 17, 04:57 PM Thread Starter
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Removing pinion snubber - Ridetech 4link

I am installing the Ridetech 4Link and am having trouble removing the pinion snubber bracket. Does anyone know how you remove it? Are there spot welds and if so where are they located?
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Re: Removing pinion snubber - Ridetech 4link

Yes there are spot welds but they are not accurately placed. Just get a cutoff blade on an angle grinder and start cutting. They will reveal themselves eventually as you cut away at it.

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Where do I cut? The bracket lays flat
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Re: Removing pinion snubber - Ridetech 4link

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Where do I cut? The bracket lays flat
Sorry I canít remember the details. I just hacked away at it a piece at a time. I think I knocked the last bits of it off with an air chisel.

Nasty job laying on your back if that is what you are doing. Even on a lift it is not fun.

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Re: Removing pinion snubber - Ridetech 4link

I didnít remove mine. Just remove the snubber and cut off the excess thatís in the way of the cradle.
I can send a pic if you need it already installed??

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Re: Removing pinion snubber - Ridetech 4link

You can see dimples where the spot welds are. Drill them out. A spot weld drill works best. This type worked best for me: https://www.walmart.com/ip/Neiko-HSC...&wl13=&veh=sem
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