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Old 12-15-2008, 06:45 PM   #1
idrinkdiesel
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Do I need any special tools to remove the lower control arm off a 02 bugeye? Is it a job the the dealer should do? @600$ I kinda like to do it myself save some rubies....
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Old 12-16-2008, 01:17 PM   #2
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$600? you can spend less than that in tools. you could use a breaker bar, impact wrench....ball joint separater. search.
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Old 12-16-2008, 02:08 PM   #3
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Just remember that the pivot bolts and sway bar link bolts should be torqued with suspension at normal ride height, so as not to stress the bonded rubber bushings.
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