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Shocks advice please Fender flare gasket.

May 24, While changing all from end components, I decided to change the control arm bushings as well. I used the Energy Suspension R kit.


It was about 44 on eBay, shipped to my door. If I had planned on doing a"How-To", I would have showed the removal of the control. Jul 22, Lower control arm bushings are WAY more cost effective. To replace the LCA with aftermarket, you are looking at basically a long travel kit. Not really that hard, Jack the front end up. Put a jack under the lca. Disconnect the sway bar link, outer tie rod, upper ball joint (might as well do the upper bushings or aftermarket UCA at this point.

Lower control arms, new and old. Installation is the reverse of removal, except that you don't need to press the lower ball joint into the arm or the tie-rod-end into the steering knuckle. You can use the castle nuts to draw these parts through the openings and seat them properly. Lower control arm replacement projet on a toyota tacoma. We put the tacoma truck with the cvt tent into the garage and then start taking apart the suspe. Installation is reverse of removal.

Torque upper control arm bolts to spec. (87 lb/ft). Now it's time to press the new upper ball joint into the steering knuckle. I used the same pitman arm puller that was used to press out the lower ball joints and the tie rod ends, but I cut the opening of the jaws to a dimension of".

Mar 30, Here's a easy way to make a cone washer to hold bushing centered. After cutting the grove on the outside.I used a 1/16" drill bit and drilled holes that lined up with the internal grooves in bushing.

Then lined up the groove on lower control arm for location of grease zerk. Drilled and taped hole for grease zerk.