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Old 12-05-2009, 09:13 PM
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Originally Posted by 39vortec
King pins normally come in sets with new pins and bushings. After the bushings are pressed into the spindles they have to be reamed to the correct size. If you don't have the reamer or have never done this, it is a job for the machine shop. They will ream or hone the bushing to the correct fit to the pin.

These are floating bushings. Their split and easily push in with only hand pressure. I pressed them out with a socket's and a vise. They came out with very little pressure. They have a steel backing with bronze sleeve. I don't think this type requires reaming.

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