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. Jan 04, Step 2: Remove Tire. Once the car is positioned on the jack stands, remove the left front tire. Use the lug wrench to twist the lug nuts off, and slide and the tire off of the lugs.
Set it aside and out of your way. 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 shrubnotch.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins.
bushings. Sep 13, Put the control arm gently in a vise. Cut the bushing out by taking a hacksaw and removing the blade. Put the blade inside of the bushing and re-assemble the hacksaw handle around it.
Saw carefully until you cut the bushing ring, but don't hit the control arm itself! Then you can add some Liquid Wrench and press out the rest of the shrubnotch.buzzted Reading Time: 5 mins. Jul 24, Start off by removing the sway bar endlink and the tie rod end. I like to clamp a vise-grip plier to the center of the endlink and just remove the bolt on top and bottom.
The end link will stay in place until you lower the control arm enough to remove. Bushing Installation and Removal Tool.Our Bushing Tool kit makes it easier for you to remove and replace the bushings in your GM Muscle car control arms.
With this tool you can press out and install bushings with simple hand tools. Bushing.