Control Arm Bushing Replacement. This video will show you how to easily replace Upper Control Arm bushings (press the old ones out and press the new ones in. Jan 04, Once the car is positioned on the jack stands, remove the left front tire. Use the lug wrench to twist the lug nuts off, and slide and the tire off of the lugs. Set it aside and out of your way. Step 3: Remove Brake Calipers and Rotor.
With the tire out of the way, remove the brakes and rotor, in order to get at the control arm shrubhauling.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins. Welding Stuff. A simple way to remove old rubber control arm bushings. There are many different methods for removing the old rubber bushings from the rear control arms. I have tried most of them and came up with this method on my own. It works fast and uses ordinary tools.
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! Then you can add some Liquid Wrench and press out the rest of the bushing.
Jan 22, by FAR the easiest way to get out old bushings, is to take a cutting torch to them. Do this over an empty metal trash can to catch the debris. It will make a black sticky mess on the floor if you dont!
You stick the torch down the middle of the center spacer/sleeve until it starts spitting and popping out the ends and some fire may come out.