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Old 03-15-2014, 04:37 PM   #1
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subframe bushings

Im in the middle of installing the subframe bushings and im running into an issue maybe someone can help me with. What holds the bushings in? After putting the bushings in and with the bolt screwed in I can simply pull off the bottom portion of bushing?maybe I missed something any help would be appreciated
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Old 03-15-2014, 05:35 PM   #2
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Old 03-15-2014, 05:44 PM   #3
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Do I reuse any part of the old bushings? Like the metal cap the original bolt was threaded through?
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Old 03-15-2014, 05:53 PM   #4
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With poly you reuse it, with aluminum you don't.
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Old 03-15-2014, 06:03 PM   #5
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Easiest way to get them off?
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Old 03-15-2014, 06:15 PM   #6
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Nvm. Torch. Hammer
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Old 03-15-2014, 08:57 PM   #7
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For anyone else having issues easiest way I found after trying for over an hour. Was put it in a vice, heat the hat while putting a socket extension inside the original bushing on the edge of the hat and rubber malleting it
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Old 03-15-2014, 10:22 PM   #8
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Yes, you need to re-use the metal retainer plates with the poly bushings.
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Old 03-16-2014, 07:05 AM   #10
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Wish I had that sooner. My bmr instructions failed to mention using the retainers.
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Old 03-16-2014, 05:49 PM   #11
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Wish I had that sooner. My bmr instructions failed to mention using the retainers.
I will see if I can get that fixed!!!
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Old 03-16-2014, 07:10 PM   #12
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There were also instructions that said.to reference pictures that werent there. I already tossed em all in trash cause I finished earlier or ide reference which ones. Took me two pretty fully days but got trailing arms, toe rods, end links, sway bars, springs, full bushings except diff, and new shortened lca in the rear
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Old 03-16-2014, 07:40 PM   #13
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There were also instructions that said.to reference pictures that werent there. I already tossed em all in trash cause I finished earlier or ide reference which ones. Took me two pretty fully days but got trailing arms, toe rods, end links, sway bars, springs, full bushings except diff, and new shortened lca in the rear
Me too, tanur..this weekend...fun wasn't it.?. I pretty much just used the inst. for the torque settings.
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Old 03-16-2014, 08:23 PM   #14
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Yea it was a blast. Lol. Springs especially the front, front sway bar on front, radius rod bushing and rear uca bushings were what made me swear the most
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Yeah when I swapped my bushings out I was like I'm gonna have to reuse the caps but it doesn't say. I put them on anyway but had messaged Kyle and he reaffirmed me after the fact lol. I just used a punch and hammer and knocked the caps off the stock bushings. Popped right off.
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Old 03-17-2014, 12:58 AM   #16
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I just used a propane torch and heated the cradle up around the bushing until the fiberglass casing started to melt and with a big socket between the frame and bushing jacked up the cradle with a floorjack and pushed the bushing right out.
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Old 03-17-2014, 04:33 AM   #17
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Yea thats how I did it. Worked like a charm
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Dammit Bo....That's what I should have done. Crap. I just used a BFH.
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Old 03-17-2014, 08:28 PM   #19
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Just drove car for first time since installing everything. Im in bad need of allignment. Car feels like a snake its super super squirly
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