How to remove and replace upper and lower.

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How to remove and replace upper and lower controlarm bushings

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 AT 9:51 PM

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Get a spring compressor, remove shock, compress spring remove lower control arm with spring and release tension on spring, use an air chisel to drive out bushings and press new ones in. Remove upper control arm remove bushings with air chisel and press new ones in. Reinstall upp control arm, comperess spring and reinstall spring and lower control. Reinstall shock, alow while arms are out or disconnected use wire to hold spindle in place so not to break brake hose or sensors if any are there. Get front end alignment after install is complete.

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Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 AT 10:27 PM

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