Is it possible to remove control arm bushings without a press? Find out how we do it in the Budget Build Garage. We'll show you 2 easy (and cheap) ways to re. A simple way to remove old rubber control arm bushings. It works fast and uses ordinary tools. I did not need to remove the outer metal sleeve since I was installing the polyurethane bushings. I cleaned and then applied POR15 to the control arms for added rust protection.
Now the polyurethane bushings can be installed. How I removed the rubber bushing and sleeve from my '67 Lemans rear control arms.
I used a 1/4" drill bit and corded drill. My battery drill wasn't powerful. Sep 13, Put the control arm gently in a vise. Cut the bushing out by taking a hacksaw and removing the blade. Put the blade inside of the bushing and re-assemble the hacksaw handle around it. Saw carefully until you cut the bushing ring, but don't hit the control arm itself!
Then you can add some Liquid Wrench and press out the rest of the treemulching.buzzted Reading Time: 5 mins. Nov 10, Quote Reply Topic: rear control arm bushing removal? Posted: Nov/06/ at am 70 rebel with amc 20 rear, gota replace the control arm bushings that are.