Anyone try this before?
is correctly seated against the trailing arm bushing tube.
Try to turn the draw bolt again. After the bushing is removed from the trailing arm bushing tube, reverse the impact wrench and disassemble the tool. Remove the bushing from the compression funnel.
Do not dent or damage the compression funnel during this process. Learn how simple it is to replace control arm & trailing arm bushings, or knuckle bushings(as shown in this video) by using the DIY press tool shown in this. The tool setup on the trailing arm. 2. Apply some grease or oil to the threads and select a socket to push the bushing out. Peter suggests a 5/8” socket is just right. Nov 17, E30 trailing arm bushings don't have a metal shell around them though.
Pulling a rubber bushing out is a lot easier than pulling a metal encased rubber bushing. M21D24, Garrett T3/T4 hybrid, ZF 4HP22/24 hybrid, S, Denny T Stage 2 fuel pin, EGR delete, Dinan suspension, Stage 5.
The first bushing took about 3 hours.
Mar 11, 4) Obtain a 2 arm 3 1/2" reach puller. Either rent from Autozone (or your favorite auto parts store) or buy one. Autozone has fee rental so that's what I did! 5) Use a 3/8" washer and nut on the end of the puller to push on the bushing during removal 6) Install the puller onto the bushing so it pushes the bushing out toward the front of the car.
Strider wrote:My bearings are fine, Im only looking at the trailing arm bushings that are forward of the rear wheel where the arm attaches to the"frame". The rear trailing arm is a bear.
If you want to do the bushing you are looking at new adjusting pin/rod as well as you may have to cut that off to remove the trailing arm. Mar 18, 2) Using an 18mm socket and open end wrench remove the outer trailing arm bolt form the lower control arm. 3) Using a fresh blade in a utility knife remove the outer portion of rubber on both sides so the bushing will slide though and there's room for the puller to secure itself on the metal.
This IMO is the hardest part of the whole proccess!