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Mar 01, This is how i removed my front control arm rear bushings using the Bergen BMW Bush removal tool.
Use a 19mm to 22mm wrench or socket to loosen and remove the bolts.
stumplopping.bar=as_li_tl?i. Aug 15, Remove the large nut first and then loosen and remove the two 13mm bolts (See Figure 1). This will give you a little more clearance to slide the ball joint removal tool over the control arm. Remove the nut and use a puller to separate the ball joint from the control arm. Jan 24, Use 3-Jaw puller and remove control arm bushing/carrier/wishbone bracket Driver side Passenger side Press out OEM bushing and press in new bushing Reverse the above sequence and reinstall.
If you do not have easy access to a press, I would suggest purchasing the PSRS Bushings pressed into the carrier/wishbone bracket. Feb 06, I rebuilt my R53 front end but used two specific tools I got off Ebay, one was the LCA removal/install tool and the other was the bushing removal/install tool. These two tools enabled the removal and reinstall of both the lower control arms and also bushing with minimal fuss and effort but they are not cheap, I have recouped the cost by Estimated Reading Time: 9 mins.
Jan 09, The control arm bushing tool is one of the only R53 tools I own. It works with the R Lowering the subframe on that 05 Cooper might be necessary.
It was not on mine. But the TOOL RR56 A-arm bushing tool worked flawlessly. BMW Mini R50 R52 R53 R56 to R59 Front Axle Control Arm Bushing Bush Service Tool eBay It in fact did what it was. Jan 21, Hello, I need to replace the front control arm bushes on my Mini Cooper. I understand that the tool to remove these is about £ Is it something I need or can I do it the old fashioned way?
(ie chisel out the inner section then cut the casing with a hacksaw blade, then push the. Aug 08, The front control arm on the MINI R56 chassis has three common areas of trouble: the ball joint that connects to the steering knuckle; the ball joint that attaches to the subframe and the control arm bushing.
Bushing failure can cause a number of ride quality problems. You may have a shudder when braking or a clunk when you hit a bump. An application specific press tool designed to remove and replace the hydro-bushings on the front-axle lower control arms.
Use of this tool allows the bushings to be serviced on the vehicle, thereby saving valuable time and effort. Packaged in molded plastic carrying / storage case.5/5(3). Jun 23, The MINI Cooper suspension utilizes rubber bushing in both the front and rear control arms.
The factory original bushing typically last about 60K miles before you might notice a few clunks and/or squeaks while driving. They are basically used to isolate the different parts from each other and to prevent sound and vibrations coming from the road and tires to travel through the rest of the car.