Upper Control Arm Bushing Tool Dimensions

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  1. lutter94

    lutter94 Well-Known Member

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    Anyone have one? Looks easy to make, just don't know what the specs are....
     
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    Im assuming the one for the housing? Ive got one
     
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    I have one, here are the dimensions in MM (the battery in my caliper is dead...)

    Big disc:
    OD 70mm
    Center hole 11.5mm (3/8")
    11.5mm thick

    Small disc:
    OD 45.5mm
    Center hole 11.5mm
    11.5mm thick

    Large cup:
    ID 60mm
    Center Hole 11.5mm
    Length 63.5mm

    Small cup: Has a bevel on the outside edge to clear the diff.
    ID 46.5mm
    Center hole 11.5mm
    Length 34mm

    I hope this helps, let me know if anything is not clear. I can take pics if you need me to.
    Robb

    Bolt: 3/8x5"
    Washers: 3/8 to the length of about an inch
     
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    lutter94 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks man! I'll look at some pics of the tool and look into it more tonight. I'll let ya know if I need anything else. Thanks again

    Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
     
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    [video=youtube;oZ9IKbRu91o]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZ9IKbRu91o[/video]
     
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    You are very welcome!
     
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    Wow! I can't imagine it being that easy on a Mustang rear end. Those things are really in there and the shell is steel. It was a lot of work with the rear out of the car and it's even harder with the rear in the car on jack stands...

    I used a drill on the front control arm bushings of my Toyota truck and I wish it was as easy as the video makes it look. Obviously I missed something :)
     
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    lutter94 Well-Known Member

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    Holy crap. That looks pretty slick.
     
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    What's the OD's of the cups?
     
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    67mm and 51mm
     
  11. ttocs

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    sometimes with the drill they just pop out and sometimes they fight you but its better then owning a tool you will use maybe once every few years if your buddies borrow it.
     
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    lutter94 Well-Known Member

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    Right, but if I can make one for free, you won't hear me complaining, lol. Then I can still lend it out, yada yada yada.
     
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    I can see that and yet am I the only one that thinks there is a little bit of irony that you will use a drill to make your tool?
     
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    lutter94 Well-Known Member

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    No drill needed. Not when you use a laser to cut the discs, lol.
     
  15. DKblue98GT

    DKblue98GT Well-Known Member

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    Plus, you can't use a drill to install them.
     
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    Nope that is what my BFH is fer!
     
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    I forgot until just now. The small cup is 25 mm deep.