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Old 04-30-2013, 09:04 PM   #21
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I did not get a new inner sleeve. Looks like I have to call cfm in the morning
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Old 05-01-2013, 12:22 PM   #22
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Cfm sent me an email of the same instructions. So in order to seperate the inner and outter housing. I have to burn out the bushing and cut the inner sleeve off? Am I correct?
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Cfm sent me an email of the same instructions. So in order to seperate the inner and outter housing. I have to burn out the bushing and cut the inner sleeve off? Am I correct?
The bushing goes between the arm & the shell housing which bolts up to the sub frame cradle w/ 2 bolts per side. Grab the stock arm & pull arm out of the bushing/sleeve combo & then press out the rubber bushing out of the shell. I found it easier to install the bushing w/ a press into the shell & then the leg of the arm goes into that.
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So i need to keep the sleeve?
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So i need to keep the sleeve?
Yup, as that bolts up to the cradle for the rear leg of the arm. Looking at the arm= the rear leg of the arm gets bolted up to the cradle w/ the sleeve & the poly bushing goes between the arm/leg & sleeve.
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I got one bushing out, went the torch route. Its gonna be a tight squeeze into the sleeve. Thanks for the help Felix
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You guys are talking bout the inner sleeve right?
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You guys are talking bout the inner sleeve right?
The sleeve or the housing/bracket for the rear of the control arm. For that the bushing fits over the leg of the control arm & the housing/bracket fits over the bushing & gets bolted down w/ two nuts & bolts. I use the box end of the wrench to hold the nuts & rattle the bolts on. I beleive the torque is 80lbs for the 2 rear bolts & the front bolt, that goes to the front part of the control arm.
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Not sure why but every shop couldn't get the bushings in. I'm not sure if the 05 and up use a different size bushing. It took some thinking, I decided to cut one line all the way down the sleeve. This gave me a gap to put a screw driver in and spread the sleeve. With some grease I was able to push it in by hand. It worked out perfectly, its not going to come back out with out a press. Since the bracket clamps the sleeve into place it should close the gap
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