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Hi my name is***** will be glad to try to help. What do you need for information? You are replacing the spindle and king pin assembly?
The king pin has to be removed to remove the spindle. It is the pin an the bushings that the spindle pivots on
You need to remove the front wheel, the hub, retaining nuts, bearings, brake assembly, etc. Then the king pin retainers. Depending if yours is a tapered pin or straight , sometimes you can press them out with a 20 ton jack or drive them out with a sledge hammer. I have cut them out carefully with a torch before. You are installing new bushings and pin. Sometimes they are loose enough to drive out easy