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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Dec 10th, 13, 06:51 PM Thread Starter
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Sub frame bushing install

Whats the best way change out bushing with the body still on the frame? Thanks

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Re: Sub frame bushing install

support sub frame doing one side at a time. one jackstand to the front of the subframe and the second jackstand to the rear of the subframe on same side. then use floor jack with rubber thing lifting at the lift point under the fender by the door. Be sure to undo the subframe bolts before lifting at this point. Also take bolts off relevant gas and brake lines. on right side I undid the ground strap as it woulda busted it. Then change out your bushings...you may need some lever to widen the gap here and there.

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Re: Sub frame bushing install

Thanks Gordon

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