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JFairman JFairman is offline
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Oh.. you remove the spring plate to do that. 4 bolts on the spring plate cover. The outer female splines are inside it. while it's removed you can slide out the torsion bar and while it's just touching the inner splines you can feel the splines bump over each other one spline at a time as you carefully rotate it while holding it lightly against the inner splines.
The torsion bars and splines should be smeared with grease so they don't rust.

You can mark a male outer spline with a hammer and center punch. If you do that don't hit the punch real hard or the spline will be widened and it won't want to penetrate and slide into the female splines... and if that does happen you can redress the sides of the male spline with a thin file.
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