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Old 10-04-2012, 01:26 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by cposk View Post
Let me be more clear: Yes you can install all the the bushing in the rear end with a 2 jaw puller except for the 2 front differential bushings which have no where for the jaws to grab.

Removing them is a different story. I used a 1/2in drill bit to drill around the rubber. Then I knocked out the center with a hammer. Then I used a saw saw to cut a few slits in the metal casing. Then went to town with a variety of chisels to peal the metal casing out. This is only an option if you remove the entire rear end, as you would for a subframe reinforcement project.
perfect. got it. so how did you install the two differential bushing? the press right?
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