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Old 02-04-2018, 09:12 AM   #1
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back 2 bushings on lower control arms?

how hard is it 2 change only the back 2 bushings on lower control arm ? this is on my 2004 ram rumble bee rwd 2x4 hemi
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A little of a pain you have to drop the lower enough to release the spring from the perch to allow arm removal after that a press and your golden.
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Didn't have a press when I removed mine couple years back, was quite the struggle to get the old bushings out, the rubber had vulcanized to the metal of the spring eye, ended up using a lot of heat, drilling through the rubber multiple times then had to use a scraper and a whire wheel to get the leftover rubber of the metal.



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Old 02-05-2018, 06:52 AM   #4
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lower control arms

I think I will just get new control arms from rock auto for 70 dollars each save my self some stress. from what I have read they come out real easy ?
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Yes and no won’t know what’s easy till you get in there. I do this daily so yes it’s easy but if you don’t do this daily it can be a challenge.

Now that I look at your name you have BEE and that’s a torsion front end. These are much easier/safer IMO to work on you should not have an issue but will need an alignment when done for sure
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