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Old 01-11-2007, 11:18 AM
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Originally Posted by dmaggard
I tried the propane and penetrating oil last night and they didn't budge. The pin is actually stuck in one. Did you have any problem putting the new bushing back in the frame?
Dave
It was tough but I was able to get them in. I made a tool with a piece of all thread that I double nutted one end put the rod thru the the perch, placed the bushing at the opening with the all thread running thru it. Put two washers on the end large enough to cover the end of the bushing then a nut. I tightened up the nut and it pressed the bushing in place. I did use this set up to press one of the old ones out, but with a socket that was the same diameter as the bushing. I did also use an air chisel on one to help it out.

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