Simply place the control arm on the press and activate it, making sure the arm.
I guess I'm being too hasty.
trim dappled willow tree Oct 16, Gear puller I used: bushfalling.bar's a quick little video showing you how to remove old rubber suspension bushings without a press or without 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 bushfalling.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.
Can anyone advise on how difficult and the procedure to replace please?
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 bushfalling.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.