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Old 04-16-2014, 11:16 PM   #22

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Originally Posted by EarlyApex View Post
The install of the radius arm bushing is done. I bought a Kent Moore removal tool and that with some heat and a hammer was able to bet the ball joints removed. I did have to modify the tool to clear the corners of the nut and also buy a longer bolt but I am still only into is $25. The rest of the job was easy. I used my press to remove the stock bushings and press in the new. I marked the bushings to help in getting them centered. They are .400" in from the edge. I am getting the alignment today so I will know later how it feels compared to stock.
The Pfadt radius bush is more stable at speeds over the Pedders red bush but the steering response is better with the Pedders bush. Here is a picture of my drivers side arm going in this weekend.
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