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Jan 30, This is a quick runthrough on the removal and replacement of the lower control arm bushings and balljoint on a Corvette at my shop, Jaw Droppin Customs.
Oct 15, Follow along as we remove the OEM bushings on a Corvette and replace them with urethane versions. Using a razor knife to remove the outer lip of the rubber bushing allows it to push out easier.
If you do not have a vise or press to push the bushings out, some opt to use a drill bit to cut through the rubber between the bushing and bushhaul.barted Reading Time: 3 mins. With the rotor and hub supported, remove the Front Upper Control Arm by, ﬁ rst removing the ball joint nut and using a ball joint separator to release the ball joint from the control arm.
Using the razor blade first will also give you an idea of what diameter drill bit to use, care must be taken that you do not drill into the control arms soft aluminum.
6. Remove the access panel above the control arm. If doing an early C4, you will need to prop the hood up to remove the hood prop from the passenger side. May 26, Once the sleeve is almost out, it can be grabbed by a vise and pulled out completely. The sleeve must be fully removed to simplify rubber bushing removal. The bushings outer rubber edge was cut off to ease bushing removal.
The press is used to push the rubber out with a sleeve placed on the lower part of the control arm to receive the bushhaul.barted Reading Time: 11 mins.