[200q20v] Subframe bushing removal tip
rao at pixar.com
Tue Nov 20 12:35:47 EST 2001
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Fellow type 44 owners,
I'm in the process of rebuilding my front end and I just discovered a simple way of removing the bushings:
1. Get a propane torch ($11.86 at Home Depot).
2. Set the bushings on fire -- from both sides. (Doesn't take much doing, esp. with the oil they're covered with).
3. Wait for the central core to fall out.
4. Pry the outer sleeve out with a screwdriver.
I did the rear ones the hard way, but the procedure should work on those, too.
*Lots* of smoke, though -- be sure and do it outdoors!
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