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Oct 16, Gear puller I used: treedelimbing.bar's a quick little video showing you how to remove old rubber suspension bushings without a press or without bu. Nov 21, treedelimbing.bar"It's All About The Bush"How to video on removing a bushing from metal shell and install your new PolyTuff bushing. Steps:1) Apply heat to. Oct 02, The correct way to remove a rubber suspension bushing with a torch is to slowly heat up the bushing from the outside.
Using the torch to heat the housing that contains the bushing will eventually cause the rubber to boil, breaking its chemical bond with the outer metal shell. A simple way to remove old rubber control arm bushings. There are many different methods for removing the old rubber bushings from the rear control arms. I have tried most of them and came up with this method on my own. It works fast and uses ordinary tools.
I did not need to remove the outer metal sleeve since I was installing the polyurethane. Jan 26, Push out the excess rubber using a socket. You should be able to do this by hand without any problems.
I do have a tool post grinder but I have never tried to grind rubber.
You’ll need to remove the rubber before you can install the new bushing. Use a socket that fits into the bushing, and push the 83%(22). Since the applied weld material is very hot it will shrink as it cools. So by welding a bead across the bushing, I ever so slightly change its outside diameter. Thus loosening it in the bore. This technique can be applied to both bushings and bearing races. And can be applied multiple times to the same bushing or bearing if needed.
A few treedelimbing.barted Reading Time: 2 mins. Aug 27, Slide hammer is the best way to take these CV out of the case. It’s free to rent so it’s at no cost aside from going to a local store.
Otherwise, there. Oct 30, Make sure you have a way to remove the rubber sleeve from your tool. You will have to sharpen the tool often. Lubricate with soapy water.
Listen closely, as there will be a popping noise as the bushing moves, and the arm will become loose when the bushing is completely out.
As for holding the piece, if the tolerance is not fussy try using a split bushing. For a fussier tolerance, try making a split bushing with some sort of stop at the back to keep the rubber from pushing through. Cut the rubber -- or the remainder of the rubber -- away from the metal with a sharp, serrated knife. Keep cutting and removing until you reach the adhesive layer.
Try to scrape away the adhesive with a razor blade. If you cannot, then cut until you can cut no more.