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Oct 16, Gear puller I used: shrubmulching.bar's a quick little video showing you how to remove old rubber suspension bushings without a press or tree cutting management plan bu. Jan 23, The concept is simple and straightforward and uses a gear puller to push bushings out of suspension components such as control arms, leaf springs, torque arms, etc.
In case you run into super stubborn old bushings, there’s a solution for that as well. Just submerge them in gasoline for a few shrubmulching.barted Reading Time: 40 secs. The old suspension bush and its new replacement. In a well equipped garage they would have a hydraulic press for removing bushes but it can be done with basic tools and even lying on your back out in the rain if necessary.
Squeezing the new suspension bush into position in the vice. Oct 13, The socket setup is not actually for removing bushings, but installing bushings. The best DIY solution for removing rubber bushings that we have found is heating the housing and pushing the melted bushing out.
Once the bushing and metal sleeve are out the ratchets and socket can be used to push the new bushing into shrubmulching.bar Oct 15, Next, I learned to drill the rubber portion out and use a big hammer and chisel to remove the old bushing piece by piece. Later, I learned how to use an air hammer to remove them even quicker. But to this day, I still prefer using a suspension press because it's usually quicker and I don't need an air compressor. Jan 02, For the rear, I needed to use a 3/8" threaded rod as the inner tube of the bushings is narrower than the front.
I was able to use steel threaded couplings, 1" for outside, 1 1/4" for inside for the old bushings to be pushed into. I used an old bushing to get the inner bushings started, then a 1" socket to finish pushing them out. Dan.