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trailing arm bushings, how to install?

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What's the easiest way to install the rear trailing arm

bushings. Replacing with urethane but don't want to

disassemble the entire rear end. thanks for the wisdom.

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I just did this a month ago-- what a hassle. I made a jig to extract the bushings and push them in by taking square stock, boring a hole through it to go over the bushing, and welded rod about 6 inches away with a nut, and ran all thread-rod and a fender washer to push the bushing out- reverse to push them in. Sounds complicated? Email me-- otherwise I'm sure others have an easier method. It did enable me to keep my arm and halfshaft in the car.

I had an issue with the alignment of the bushings with the arms on the attachments points on the vehicle. The bushings were all similar, but it seemed that there's an offset on the stock bushings. Double check, and match that accordingly, otherwise you'll spend an eternity with half a rear end on your chest trying to get it aligned.

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