idler arm bushings

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walterf
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idler arm bushings

Post by walterf » 11 Jul 2018, 18:42

1973 XR-7 with power steering. Complete idler arm replacement for power steering equipped car seems impossible to find. I ordered [supposed] OEM bushings. If past experience with bushing replacement serves me, I guess I'll need a machine shop to press out old ones and install new ones. Bottom of the chassis side has grease fitting and appears solid. Will bushings come out, go in?

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Royce
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Re: idler arm bushings

Post by Royce » 12 Jul 2018, 12:32

The bushings are easy to replace. Any machine shop or Pep Boys can do it if you do not have access to a hydraulic press.
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