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Old 11-30-2012, 08:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Front Control arm removal

I'm removing my front upper control arm to replace a bad bushing and the stud nut on the ball joint is just spinning the bearing. Is there someway to secure the spindle/bearing so that the nut can be removed?
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Re: Front Control arm removal

Never mind; figured it out. The inside of the bolt is a 5mm allen head. [/idiot]
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Re: Front Control arm removal

If you look in the DIY section, there are some great articles with helpful tips on control arm removal. I summed them all up for all four corners recently in this thread:
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