Nov 25, I spent the day banging on the upper control arm bushings (the ones that are pressed into the top of the axle) in my dana 30 front axle.
No amount of cursing would get them to come out. my next step may dana 30 upper control arm bushing removal to sacrifice a chicken to the bushing gods. Apr 23, Dana 30 upper axle bushing replacement; If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.
You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the. Sep 25, So is there any trick to getting the two upper control arm bushings out of a dana 30 housing? I have a 30 that was just completely rebuilt, from new bearings, gears, seals, ball joints, ujoints brakes etc.
but the upper control arm bushings are SHOT. It appears they need to be pressed out with the metal collar/sleeve. Can i just use a ball joint press to do this rather than trying to man. This is the upper control arm bushing on my xj. I'm pretty sure its not supposed to come out by hand.