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Fitting polyurethane bushes #1634183
24/07/2019 21:47
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Has anyone tried and managed to fit polyurethane bushes into the rear subframe using a bush inserting tool or puller or can they only be fitted with a hydraulic press?

Re: Fitting polyurethane bushes [Re: Dean16V] #1634228
27/07/2019 11:32
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no experience yet, although i have the new bushes available

Did hour read this post?
https://www.fiatcoupeclub.org/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=1625942

This indicates a press was needed.


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Re: Fitting polyurethane bushes [Re: jaaps2] #1634290
29/07/2019 21:32
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Yes I read that article but just wondered if anyone had tried. I've ordered a press now so not trying the hand puller tool

Re: Fitting polyurethane bushes [Re: Dean16V] #1634325
30/07/2019 19:20
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I remember reading an how to for the lancia delta, but can’t find it


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Re: Fitting polyurethane bushes [Re: Dean16V] #1634478
06/08/2019 16:16
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There is a comment somewhere that keeping the rear a little softer helps the handling!

Re: Fitting polyurethane bushes [Re: Dean16V] #1636814
14/11/2019 16:20
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I used an immersion heater box spanner and a coil spring compressor!
The box spanner (Spectre 17017) fits perfectly over the subframe hole.
With a hole drilled in a heavy bar over the top of the box spanner the coil spring compressor can drag the bush into the hole.
Protect the bush by using all 4 washers supplied with the bush on the other end of the compressor screw.


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