If you're replacing the bushings anyway, torch them out. Mine pushed right
out once heated.
>> Spitted ones,
>> Some background: After 26 years, I decided that the flex
>> brake lines needed to be replaced. Ordered the stainless
>> ones from TSI. Also decided that the bushings needed to
>> be replaced. Last night, I started working on everything.
>> First corner, brake line goes like a breeze. Three of the
>> four bushings are replaced with little difficulty. The
>> 4th, upper front A-arm, the bolt won't come out. Hitting
>> it with a hammer is only serving to bend the metal panel!
>> Before quitting for the night, I sprayed it with rust
>> remover. If the bolt still won't come out, does anyone have
>> any suggestions? This is the bolt that you must remove
>> the shock to remove anyway. Has bent up tabs to keep it
>> from spinning. Is that the only reason for the tabs? If
>> so, I can straighten them out and then bend them back up
>> afterwards. At least I hope I can if I can then get a
>> pair of vise grips on the tube to hold it in place.