[ROVERNET - UK] Rear Bottom link Bushing

Vern Klukas vern at inkspotco.com
Fri Mar 23 22:41:35 GMT 2007

You will have to remove the arms and do it on the bench, the old 
bushings often to have the rubber burned out and the outer shell 
collapsed to remove them, as they kind of rust in place over the 

I have only done the job a couple of times, and used a huge bench 
vise to do the job. A hydraulic press would be best though.


>I have ordered a  set of new rear bottom links for my 
>3500S..........They look to be breaking up so i figured while i'm 
>doing the calipers and top links i may as well tackle this one 
>too..........However now looking i think i jumped the 
>gun............i though i would just lower the link at the hub and 
>put them in without removing the whole bottom link and doing it on 
>the bench...........will it be possible to press them into the 
>bottom link without removal and what do you suggest to press them in 
>with.............Or should i just wait and get all new bushings and 
>do it out of the car.............rear calipers look nicely painted 
>and are going back in tomorrow........
>Bill Robertson
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