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Re: when removing the rear subframe (archive)

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Posted by JamesM on January 08, 2002 at 08:47:54:

In Reply to: when removing the rear subframe posted by -Eric on January 08, 2002 at 00:18:15:

is it easier to unbolt the trailing arms to get just the rear subframe out? i don't feel like removing the the trailing arms, rear brakes, axles, springs shocks, just to get to the subframe. But if i have to i will.

also how much are new trailing arm bushings? if i'm unbolting them anyways, i might as well replace the bushings while i'm at it.
thanks guys

Yes, just unbolt the arms from the SF to remove the SF. Replacing the control arm bushings is a PITA unless you have the correct puller tool to R/R the bushings easily. They are rubber, and they're stuck in there very tight. Same story with the subframe bushings.


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