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Old 04-27-2020, 03:02 AM
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Originally Posted by RocketyMan View Post
I will actually be re-using the thrust control arms and just replacing the rubber bushings. Shouldn't be too bad to replace. Just need to press out old and press in new. $30 for one new assembly or just $13 for a new rubber bushing. Shouldn't be too bad, and plus I didn't see ANYONE post doing a thrust control arm rebuild.
I went down this same path, since full thrust control arms are prohibitively expensive down here (the two Meyle HD bushes cost me $160!). Rebuilding the old ones is an easy job with a press and saves discarding two very large, still serviceable parts of the car.
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