(NOTE: If bushing diameters are severely rusted in the trailing arm, causing it to spread apart during removal, use a C-clamp to prevent spreading and continue with removal.) STEP 3. Using any all-purpose grease, lubricate the outer metal casing (not the rubber portion) of the bushing.
STEP 4. Start bushing squarely into the trailing arm. T 63 - 82 Trailing Arm Bushing Set.Poly Trailing Arm Bushing Set. These Prothane Poly bushings are all poly, and need the metal outer shells off your old OEM bushing for a proper installation. If you have no old OEM bushings, you will need to buy a. Maximize your suspensions potential with quicker responses and predictable performance each time. Our Corvette trailing arm bushings include a factory style steel sleeve, so that your original sleeve does not need to be reused.
Note: The use of a trailing arm bushing installation tool is not required with this polyurethane kit%(2). REMOVAL OF TRAILING ARM BUSHINGS Step 1. Remove trailing arm pivot bolt from frame. Carefully slide front of trailing arm out of frame. Use caution, as trailing arm with brake rotor is heavy. Move jack to support trailing arm. Step 2. Using a 11/16” dia drill bit, drill out one of the flared ends of the bushing’s retaining shaft.
Corvette parts and services for all years, specializing in 40+ years experience. Located in Linesville, PA. Same location since For more Front Trailing Arm Bushing Kit (4) Trailing Arm Studs & Nuts. Labor Included: Clean & Detail Parts. Check over 30 Spots Welds on Trailing Arm. Mar 04, 12) Slip the trailing arm back into place and put the bolt back in but do not tighten it at this time! After dropping the bolt about times, I finally was able to slip it back into place on the first trailing arm!
Now I got to do it again! Only left handed this time on the other trailing arm! Great! That was fun! 13) Now you must put the new. May 25, I am in the process of installing new trailing arm assemblies in my vette and have a problem as to how/when to install the shims.
Are there any tricks/techniques that can be used to get them I am in the process of installing new trailing arm assemblies in my vette and have a problem as to how/when to install the shims. Are there any tricks/techniques that can be used to get them.