Reduced to this price.
Aug 17, Get a bushing kit here (use code CARGUY20 for 20 off orders of or more: shrubcleanup.bar 19 rowsAug 15, Figure 1. The first step in replacing the control arm bushings and ball joints is to Jack up.
Jan 24, Remove motor mount attaching bolt Remove rear sub frame – While supporting sub frame with jack Driver side Passenger side Lower sub frame Remove 2 control bushing carrier mounting bolts (very tough) Use 3-Jaw puller and remove control arm bushing/carrier/wishbone bracket Driver side Passenger side Press out OEM bushing and press in new bushing.
Feb 06, I rebuilt my R53 front end but used two specific tools I got off Ebay, one was the LCA removal/install tool and the other was the bushing removal/install tool.
These two tools enabled the removal and reinstall of both the lower control arms and also bushing with minimal fuss and effort but they are not cheap, I have recouped the cost by Estimated Reading Time: 9 mins. An application specific press tool designed to remove and replace the hydro-bushings on the front-axle lower control arms.
Use of this tool allows the bushings to be serviced on the vehicle, thereby saving valuable time and effort. Packaged in molded plastic carrying / storage case.5/5(3).