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Old 05-18-2011, 05:22 PM   #1
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Control arm bushings

Anybody have a easy way to replace the upper control arm bushings on the axle end!? 2000 wrangler 4.0 auto, 4" lift.

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Old 05-18-2011, 05:33 PM   #2
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A press is the easiest, but if not that, a long grade 8 bolt,nut, and a bunch of big thick washers can do the install. Torch works well for removal.

Insert bolt with a couple of washers through bushing and arm. Add more washers and nut. Start cranking on the nut/bolt. Watch you don't collapse the arm.

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Old 05-18-2011, 06:51 PM   #3
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Just use a big C-clamp with a good handle for gripping and turning. Use a couple of pieces of wood for a flat surface. Might take some grunt, but it'll work.
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