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Old 09-17-2012, 01:32 PM   #12205
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Originally Posted by WDE46 View Post
Yesterday put in HD Control Arms and Powerflex CABs. Wasted 1.5 hours trying to get the arms off with the wrong kind of pickle fork. Needed the tierod/ball joint remover tool form advance auto parts. 3 swings with a 3 lb hammer popped the arms right off. Then I spent 30 minutes tightening each side's chassis bolt .

Plan to do powerflex rear bushing upgrade next week and a steering flex coupler. Should make my car feel like new.
those nuts (not bolts) take about 5min max each side to do. what were you doing? lol

you want to talk about hard bolts, try subframe bolts or reinforcement plate bolts (properly torqued)!!
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