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ok, got a question... control arm bushings (z71 4x4). known I've needed em a while. I've read they are pressed in anyone been able to press them in using a bench top vice or c-clamps?
 

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Yes, Nick

Throw the bushings in to the freezer over night before hand
 

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Freezer? Seriously?
 

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Yes, serious.......makes them way easier to press in.

When you freeze them the material contracts...............Don't make me explain chemistry :run:
 

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I get it. jus never heard it before. Way cheaper then buyin new arms with bushings and BJ's when i jus put new BJs on...... lol
 

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Yup sure is!

Freeze em, lube em and slide em in :kiki:
 

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:lmaop:

And pinpointed it to pass side..... oh well. Might do v8 bars while at it
 
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