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Feb 03, Is it possible to remove control arm bushings without a press? Find out how we do it in the Budget Build Garage. We'll show you 2 easy (and cheap) ways to re. Jul 19, Jack up the car and put in on stands. From there, slightly raise the upper control arm and remove all the necessary cotter pins and bolts.
Tips and Warnings.
Once the upper control arm is out, you’ll need to remove the bushings. While hydraulic presses are the easiest way to get them out, they aren’t takedownstump.barted Reading Time: 8 mins. Sep 13, Put the control arm gently in a vise. Cut the bushing out by taking a hacksaw and removing the blade. Put the blade inside of the bushing and re-assemble the hacksaw handle around it. Saw carefully until you cut the bushing ring, but don't hit the control arm itself!Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.
Jan 22, This set up will only push the bushing 1/4 inch. That is just enough to get the bushing off the collor on the bushing. You might have to hit the bushing with a hammer to knock it out of the arm, but most times when you take the ball joint press off, the bushing will come out of the arm with just hand pressure.
I would not try and make the takedownstump.barted Reading Time: 8 mins.