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I need help, I am replacing the rear control arm bushings on my 76 280z. I can not get
the outer pivot rod. I removed the wedge bolt
and removed one side bolt and washer and tried
to turn the other side with the nut and I striped
it. Then I did the same with the other side and
it came out about 3 inches, with the help of a punch I did that,

So how do I get the one that is stuck
I can get any tool I need (work at Sears)

Please help if you've done this before.

Lui280z
 

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> I need help, I am replacing the rear control
> arm bushings on my 76 280z. I can not get
> the outer pivot rod. I removed the wedge
> bolt
> and removed one side bolt and washer and
> tried
> to turn the other side with the nut and I
> striped
> it. Then I did the same with the other side
> and
> it came out about 3 inches, with the help of
> a punch I did that,

> So how do I get the one that is stuck
> I can get any tool I need (work at Sears)

> Please help if you've done this before.

> Lui280z

I found that cursing alot seemed to help. Seriously get a brass drift that will fit in there, and use a big ass hammer and lots of penetrant. If you don't use brass, it'll mushroom the threaded area which can either become stuck, or at least become damaged to the point you need a new one (~20 bucks last time I checked) And when you put it back in, do yourself a favor and polish it up as well as using liberal amounts of anti-sieze compound in case you ever take it apart again. Other than that you can always use a shop and have them press em out, but they often damage the control arms in doing so.
 
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