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  • Park vehicle on level, hard (concrete) surface. 2. Block the rear wheels of the vehicle to prevent vehicle from moving in either direction and set parking brake. 3. Remove front bumper by removing (2) outer 13mm brace bolts and the (4) 18mm bolts from front of bumper. If the vehicle contains a crash bar below the bumper, it must be removed. To accomplish this, remove the (6) 21mm nuts. While supporting the bumper, disconnect the (2) lighting harness plugs and wiring harness from bumper (if applicable), and the (3) plastic push clips in the rubber shield. Carefully remove bumper, making sure not to scratch the paint on the front fenders. 4. To make access to spring eye bolts, remove (2) 8mm bolts at the lower corner supports of air conditioning cooler and remove supports. See Illustration 1. 5. Remove the track bar bolt (30 mm) (save for later use) on the driver side of the frame mount (see illustration 2), and the tie rod end from the pitman arm. 6. Raise the front of vehicle and support with jack stands on the frame behind the front springs. 7. Remove the front wheels. 8. Support the front axle with a floor jack. 9. Remove sway bar end links on both sides. Save the 15mm bolts, to use for reassembly. 10. Remove front shocks (saving bolts for reinstallation). 11. Carefully bend brake line bracket at frame to horizontal position (see illustration 3). 12. While supporting front differential with a floor jack, remove driver side U-bolts.

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