Aug 06, Posts. #11 Aug 3, Use a propane torch and burn about 1/3 to 1/2 of them out. I used an old cookie sheet between the flame and the tank/ fuel lines/ filter. Then use a 2 jawed puller to press the remaining bushing out. The new ones can be pushed in by hand. May 26, Local Time: AM. Sonny said: ↑. I’m about to embark on the dreaded lower control arm bushing replacement on my ‘70 Belvedere. 2 questions: 1. Should I investin a harbor freight press or can a bang’em in and out with a hammer and socket?
I was going to use the 1 3/8” tap method to remove the bushing shell from the control arm. 2.