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Old 08-01-2008, 06:45 AM   #1
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Inner/Outer Suspension Bushings

How hard/easy is to put these in without taking the control arms to a shop to be pressed out/in. Is that really the only way? Or could a couple of rather mechanically inclinced folk be able to do it at home?
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Burn out the old rubber bushings basically or use a gear puller to push them out. Hacksaw the metal sleeve for the outer control arm bushing and then your good to put the new ones in.



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really all else fails take them to the shop. Doesn't hurt to try yourself first
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really all else fails take them to the shop. Doesn't hurt to try yourself first
When all else fails check out DIP's website....
http://photo.platonoff.com/Auto/2007...0_Control_Arm/
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And a sharp flat head screw driver along with a hammer worked quite well for me.
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