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Jack the front axle back up with your floor jack. Hopefully the stud in the new leaf spring will align with the notch on the leaf spring perch. If not, you may need a second set of hands to raise/lower the jack while you use your body to lean into the axle (or push it with your foot) to get the stud and notch to line up while the second person jacks the axle up/down.
NOTE: Do not kick the front hub, hub assembly, or knuckle to position the axle. Applying pressure is fine, but jarring motions will run the risk of damaging the bearing in the front hub assembly -- I speak from experience! Hub assemblies are not cheap.