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jolon1
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Hi, Has anyone any idea of how to remove the bushes without causing too much damage.help

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Do you mean in the swinging arm or in the tops or bottoms of the shock absorbers?

Four now on the road and at least several in bits.

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Top and bottom of the suspension units.tip-my-hat

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Washing up liquid?

Four now on the road and at least several in bits.

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Thanks, I'll give it a go.

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No, Didn't work. I'll try WD and let you know.

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Made up an extractor ,comprising of a threaded rod which fitted through the centre of the bush.Then found a washer which was placed on the rod.A socket was found that had a slightly smaller diameter than the bush, this was placed next to the washer.A nut was placed in front of the washer.A socket which was bigger than the outside diameter of the bush was placed on the rod which protruded through the bush.A washer and nut were tightened on to the socket.A second nut was locked on the rod end which had larger socket and both items were locked into a vice.Just a spray of wd40 into the bush ,and tighten the nut.This will push the bush through into the larger socket,so removing it without any damage.

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Mags 1 said

Washing up liquid?

Hi Mags,

I think I have contacted you a while ago re my d7 problems,  which you have helped me with thanks.

My latest issue is fitting the rear shock bushes ( the rubber has perished ).

I managed to remove one using a threaded studding,washers, socket assembly. 

The problem I have now is refitting a new one !

I have tried various ways ( reversing the disassembly method for one ) but the rubber bush will not fit into the shock housing ( see photo ).

Any suggestions please how to do this without special tools ?

Thanks Terry   20191102_121820-1.jpg

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