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Old 10-10-2013, 11:46 PM   #1
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Diff bushing question

Hi guys, im about to do the differential bushing, just wondering, is there any tool at autozone I could rent to take out the bushing?
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Old 10-11-2013, 12:19 AM   #2
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nope. if you tried to use a tool not machined for it, you'll end up cursing and swearing. to do the job correctly you need two tools.

consider this rare professional mango advice (RPMA) you might have someone think of it but they won't say it. and those that would think of it are 1 in 1000.
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Old 10-11-2013, 12:57 PM   #3
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lol, Mango, you are so funny.
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Lol any other suggestions


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Old 10-11-2013, 01:26 PM   #5
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Believe it or not, a friend helped me with mine and we ended up using an appropriately sized Milwaukee hole saw and threaded rod to pull it out of there. Sure, the teeth bending and breaking was kinda scary, but with enough fire and some air-chiseling, it came out. I'm sure using the correct sized cup would be better, but we didn't have one on hand.
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How'd you get the new one in?


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