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Old 04-29-2012, 09:58 AM   #1
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poly steering rod bushing install

anybody got any tips for putting the steering rod bushings in or taking old ones out , i changed the rest of the suspension bushings with the GS kit but have yet to tackle these, doesnt look to difficult but , sometimes looks can be deceiving
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Old 04-29-2012, 03:38 PM   #2
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oh man that was easy , fifteen mm socket and breaker bar , too loosen bolts , remove one bolt at a time , used a screw driver to pop off locking tab , i then took out to tie rod by, made sure i marked the tie rod to you know how far to screw it back in , used a press and the old bushing came out easy, screwed tie rod back in tightened it with a 13mm wrench move the wheel to get the steering rod to line up , and tight again , old ones out new ones in less than 45 minutes barely broke a sweat , although might be tough for those who are shorter than i am 6 ft 1 , because it is a bit of stretch , other than that , easy peasy lemon squeezey mate
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Old 04-29-2012, 06:31 PM   #3
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You didn't need to remove your tie rods. You can just unbolt the rods from the rack and squeeze the old and new bushings in and out with a pair of pliers.
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Old 04-30-2012, 03:34 AM   #4
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I had my trans out at the time I put these in. I know most people will not, but it is stupid simple from under the car.
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