put the pickle fork or screw press on there and put it under pressure, pretty tight. Soak it with mouse milk or knokrloose or acetone+dexron. put the 8lb down to a 4lb bfh on one side of the eye as a backstop, and whang the other side a good set of ringing licks with another bfh, 4lb drilling down to a 20oz ballpein. The shock flexes the eye and springs the stud loose. only loosen, do not remove the stud crown nut. you really need the backstop so you get a good solid squish on the eye to spring the stud. you also need the backstop to take the lick off the bushings and steering linkage. I turned a new set of idler arms into flapadoodles once whanging on an eye without the backstop. The hired help had missed with my sledge and dehandled it, again, and again, and again (hadn't learned to cut off 8" of the handle yet).
I've also had good luck with a small air hammer and a blunt headed bit to give the eye a high speed rattle. This also does wonders for breaking loose a broken bolt with an easy out, as does any kind of shock.
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