May 24, While changing all from end components, I decided to change the control arm bushings as well. I used the Energy Suspension R kit. It was about 44 on eBay, shipped to my door. If I had planned on doing a"How-To", I would have showed the removal of the control arms. Jul 22, Lower control arm bushings are WAY more cost effective.
To replace the LCA with aftermarket, you are looking at basically a long travel kit. Not really that hard, Jack the front end up. Put a jack under the lca. Disconnect the sway bar link, outer tie rod, upper ball joint (might as well do the upper bushings or aftermarket UCA at this point. Tacoma Suspension - Control Arms. The first step assumes that you have properly immobilized and supported the vehicle and have the front wheel removed. Next, remove the front strut or coilover assembly and sway bar linkage.
Clean the work area. Remove the cotter pin and castle nut from the tie rod end (TRE) stud where it fastens to the steering. Jan 31, Avalon 1st GenerationControl arm bushings. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 17 of 17 Posts. kevdude Registered. Avalon Joined Nov 3, 78 Posts. Discussion Starter #1 Nov Solara ''03 Tacoma 2nd GenerationCamry 5th and 6th Gen '' Feb 23, Hey Bay Area folk! I'm looking for a ECGS bushing removal tool for a 1st gen, would love to borrow/buy (ideally borrow) one. I'm located in SF.
Thanks. Dec 02, 1st Gen."DIY" and"How To" Thread: Compiled list of helpful links.
Discussion in ' 1st Gen. Tacomas' started by StAndrew, May 29, StAndrew [OP] Wait for it Intake, exhaust, lift. Typical stuff. Ive been saving these links to treeclearance.buzz file for future reference. Just orderd new lower control arms for my Toyota Tacoma 4x4. MOOG Stump removal 48085, 30188 Woodstock GA Arms treeclearance.buzz Installation is reverse of removal.
Torque upper control arm bolts to spec. (87 lb/ft). Now it's time to press the new upper ball joint into the steering knuckle. I used the same pitman arm puller that was used to press out the lower ball joints and the tie rod ends, but I.