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Old 09-12-2013, 09:33 PM   #1
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Polyurethane bushings!!!!!

So I'm redoing all the bushings in my front and rear end and changing the to polyurethane ones and want to know what's the best way to get the old rubber out of the factory bushing shell ? Is there a specific tool or just one that works better than most.
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So I'm redoing all the bushings in my front and rear end and changing the to polyurethane ones and want to know what's the best way to get the old rubber out of the factory bushing shell ? Is there a specific tool or just one that works better than most.
Get a torch and burn them till they melt and slide out if you use a press machine it can press your control arms together rather than push the bushings out
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Drill a bunch of small holes in the bushing to weaken it. You can make puller tools out of washers and nuts/bolts too.
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Get a torch and burn them till they melt and slide out if you use a press machine it can press your control arms together rather than push the bushings out
+1 unless you have a press ..

I just replaced them with new parts
.. ( Less Hassle )
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+1 unless you have a press ..

I just replaced them with new parts
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I had a press and we broke 2 control arms with it so we just burned them
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I'm really not looking forward to the two bushings pressed into the diff . The one has a big tear in it but they are gonna be so awkward to get at
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I'm really not looking forward to the two bushings pressed into the diff . The one has a big tear in it but they are gonna be so awkward to get at
I had my whole rear end out when I did mine
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+1, just pull the rear when you do the bushings. It will take you less time than if you killed yourself doing them with the rear in the car.
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