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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-21-2005, 01:47 AM Thread Starter
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Strut Rod Bushing Question?

Hey guys, I replaced my strut rod bushings to the LCA when I did UCA's and LCA's... I should have replaced my bushings at the k member. Well here's my question: Would i tbe possible to remove the bushings at the LCA, and the big nut at the front of the K member, and be able to replace the K member bushing like that? Kind of slide the strut rod through the hole that it goes to the LCA? I really don't want to detatch the LCA where the alignment bolt is... it's perfectly aligned, and not many shops can do that =P Would it be feasibly possible?

I searched but couldn't find anything useful. Thanks!!

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-27-2005, 12:04 AM
 
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IF my memory serves me right i ran into the same problem ( replaced one and not the other, had to go back and do it again) but i do think its possible, it took me alot of strength, many tries, and many many curse words, but i did do it. it took alot of prying on things i probably wasnt supposed to but got it!! and everything worked out in the end. good luck!
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don't want to mess up the suspension?

mark the big washer and the frame it connects to the frame with some paint marker. mark 2 or 3 marks each side so even though you take the lower control arm out, then you can use the marking to put it back to spec.

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