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Old 02-22-2018, 08:22 PM   #1
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Control arm bushing removal tool

Hey guys. Some local parts stores around me rent tools. I spoke to one guy who told me that a ball joint removal tool will not remove upper control arm bushings on my 97 Tahoe. I have seen different things online, but dont have a clear answer.

What is your experience?
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Old 02-22-2018, 10:32 PM   #2
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Re: Control arm bushing removal tool

To remove the bushings, I usually use an air hammer. You can use a ball joint press if you have the right sized adapters.
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Old 02-24-2018, 09:55 PM   #3
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Re: Control arm bushing removal tool

Im working on fabbing up something like this. I will take pics if everything works out. If its a total flop, I will try not in embarrass myself with pics.

https://www.ridetech.com/products/st...-removal-tool/
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Old 02-25-2018, 12:07 PM   #4
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Re: Control arm bushing removal tool

Old bushings


New Bushings installed


Tools needed: Brute force out and finesse in.

Thank you all for your input.
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