Is it possible to remove control arm bushings without a press? Find out how we do it in the Budget Build Garage.
We'll show you 2 easy (and cheap) ways to re. Jun 20, I have been using a ball joint press to remove the bushings. It just seems easier to setup than the press, and the ball joint press has a bunch of adaptors with it.
It is the OTC kit, but the down side is it costs more than the Hydraulic press. If getting a press, get the New video here Removing wheel bearings bushremoval.buzz?v=bushremoval.buzzes of old orange one in backgroundbushremoval.buzz Jan 04, 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 bushings.
This is done easily, with the use of regular brake tools. Once you have the brakes and rotors removed from the vehicle, you will have access to the ball joints and the control bushremoval.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins. Oct 13, Removing the OE Bushing. Before you can install your new bushing, you have to remove the old one. If you need help removing your OE bushing, check out our How-To Burn Out Bushings: The Right Way article.
Be sure to consult your installation instructions before you remove the outer shell, as a lot of aftermarket bushings require the use of the OE shell.Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins. Mar 12, The quick way is to burn them out with an Acetylene Torch and then remove the shaft before knocking out the bushings.
If you have a shop press, you can push the shaft and force out one bushing than then slip out the shaft before pushing out the opposite side.
Removing Control Arm Bushings. Edit: After beating on the bushing ring for fifteen minutes in the morning I swallowed my pride and went to a shop with a press. The dude had them out in an hour. I have a FR-S and I'm trying to remove the front control arm rear bushings. Nov 18, can this bearing press remove bushings? can this bearing press remove bushings? By Capt Barsteward, November 16, in General Discussion.