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AUTOMATIC. 84, MILES. I'm trying to replace the rear driver side trailing arm and the bolt seems rusted to the frame and bushing. I have tried pb blaster multiple times and it hasn't loosened the bolt. I have tried hammering it out to no avail. I also tried using a vice to press the bolt through but ended up just bending part of the car frame.
That being said, the same shit happened on my car when replacing the LCAs, and the only way it was able to be removed was melting the factory bushings out of there with a torch.
Remove the nut but not the bolt from the shock absorber. Remove both bolts – trailing arm to sub-frame. Slide out the bolt from the shock and lower the arm to the ground. It is somewhat heavy with the caliper still attached. For installation follow the steps in reverse. You will need to bleed the rear brakes and adjust the parking brakes. Jul 14, Maybe get some thinner vice grips and clamp down on the inner sleeve of the bushings and try to rip the bolt out or just cut the bolt there and replace everything.
Remember, PB Blaster is Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.
Jun 23, Leave the guard on your grinder. It's there for a good reason. This is how I remove rusted bolts on a control arm bushing or motor mount. Tools from video. Nov 17, I'm in the process of removing the trailing arm bushings in my car. I've tried several methods, and nothing seems to robot monkey falls from tree very productive or efficient. I tried burning the bushings out, but that simply made a mess.
Then, I tried to build a bushing removal tool I found on bushlopping.bar, and that only managed to remove the inner bolt sleeve. Aug 07, This problem happens often on Hondas, especially with the front lower strut attachment where the fork meets the lower control arm. In this video I show my me. Jul 07, I'm removing the rear lower control arm got one side, but the other, the outside busing in the trailing arm is stuck.
The bolt is loose, but stuck inside the bushing race, or inner sleeve. So the bolt turns a little, twisting the bushing, but not breaking loose. The impactor just seems to bounce against the bushing and hasn't broken it bushlopping.barted Reading Time: 4 mins. Nov 22, There's no magic trick to getting rusted stuff apart. You gotta brute force it. And in this case, it probably means destroying the old bolt and bushing, and having to replace them. You can probably use that ball joint tool to remove and replace the bushing.
I have one, and I've changed similar sized bushings with it.