Is it possible to remove control arm bushings without a press? Find out how we do it in the Budget Build Garage. We'll show you 2 easy (and cheap) ways to re., Chevrolet Control Arm Bushing Removal Video. For use only with shrublop.buzz © Timothy Daleo All rights reserved. Dec 06, Remove the control arm. I try press first. I stand it up sideways in the press, pushing down on the bushing/shaft.
Pushing the opposite end bushing out. Some times just some light heat on the control arm from a propane torch can help. The bushings are tapered and only need to move about 1/4 to 1/2 inch and they fall shrublop.buzzted Reading Time: 4 mins. Oct 21, Nothing wrong with replacing your bushings, no need to replace the whole arm as the Arm itself is NOT a wear item, bet was though is the replace the shaf as 99% of the time the inner sleeve for the pivot bushing is rusted to the shaft anyway, so order up some new bushings and a new set of shafts and cut your current shaft in half and then use a.