Cut the final two u-bolts holding the axle to the leaf spring.

Progress; Breaking stuff for science!S

Also spent some time organizing the parts a removed and putting my bed out of the way. I put it on my creeper that I never use.

Progress; Breaking stuff for science!S

It looks like someone cut the shock mounts and welded a washer on to the end to hold the shock in place so those will need to be replaced.