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Jan 19, C3 CORVETTE CONTROL ARM BUSHING REPLACEMENT. Jan 30, This is a quick runthrough on the removal and replacement of the lower control arm bushings and balljoint on a Corvette at my shop, Jaw Droppin Customs. Jun 26, I've always used an air chisel to knock the bushings out on control arms. Spraying the arms with WD/PB Blaster (or whatever) before hand certainly helps. Placing the chisel behind the lip of the bushing and hammering away knocks them out quickly, most of the time.
The bushings always come out in one piece. Nov 24, Just remove the nut and bushings at the top of the shock and the two bolts holding it to the lower control arm. 6. I use a long 5/8" threaded rod and a sturdy steel plate to hold the spring pressure and secure the lower control arm. A lot of people chain the spring to the frame and use a jack under the arm to hold it up, but I feel the threaded rod is less risky and a little easier. Just insert the rod through the hole in the lower arm Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins.
Sep 07, An easy way to get the rubber bushing out of the control arm when you don't have a press. Apr 06, C3 Corvette Forum - Changing control arm bushings. May 27th, at am. WELCOME TO bushleaning.bar WHICH STARTED IN WHICH MAKES IT ONE OF THE OLDEST CORVETTE FORUMS ON THE INTERNET.
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Step Install a 3/×2 1/4” cap screw in one end of the shaft. Place the control arm in a press and support the other end of the control arm shaft with a 1 11/16” socket. Press out the bushing into the bushleaning.barted Reading Time: 9 mins.
May 15, Install a 3/×2¼” cap screw in one end of the shaft. Place the control arm in a press and support one bushing end of the control arm shaft with a 1 11/16” socket. Now press out the bushing into the socket. Invert the control arm and repeat the process on the other bushing.
Both of the old bushings should now be out of the control bushleaning.barted Reading Time: 7 mins.