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Old 08-19-2013, 08:11 PM   #1
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trailing arm bushings

Has anyone had difficulty in replacing their trailing arm bushings? I've got the poly ones and they are HARD to get in. What's the easiest method?
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Old 08-19-2013, 09:24 PM   #2
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Re: trailing arm bushings

I used a big C-CLAMP and some poly grease
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:43 AM   #3
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Re: trailing arm bushings

Make sure the outer shell is nice and clean inside. A drill and a sanding drum might be required. You don't want any remnants of the old rubber bushings left in there to hinder installing the new ones. Then, grease and press like the guy above said.
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Re: trailing arm bushings

Freeze the bushings. It will give you a tiny bit more space
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Old 08-20-2013, 07:49 PM   #5
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Re: trailing arm bushings

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I used a big C-CLAMP and some poly grease
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Freeze the bushings. It will give you a tiny bit more space
Tag team these to recommendations and you should be set!
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Old 08-20-2013, 10:03 PM   #6
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Re: trailing arm bushings

Hey thanks everyone!! I have sanded them clean on the inside, but did'nt think about freezing them. Thats good idea, frozen and poly lubed, they should jump right in.
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