Anyone have to cut control arms out

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  1. Aceofspades

    Aceofspades Full Access Member

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    Because the bolts (camber adjustment) has seized ?
    Want to know what I’m getting into before I start
    If there’s room for a sawzall blade to get into the pockets or an easier method
     
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    I think there's room. At least one mine it looks like there is. Might have to cut from under, but that'll work.
     
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    Thanks. It’s been cold here and I work outside and really not feeling this. However I think having the front tires level with the ground will help slot with tracking in the snow.
     
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    Yeah there's enough room for a sawzall blade. I had to cut both of mine out.
     
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    Thanks. Good to hear this process sounds simple enough so far.. Did you also get factory bolts? In another post I mentioned all 4 bolts plus 2 clevis fork bolts shipped from mopar direct was around $100
     
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    I had to cut my lower control arms out and man what a fun job that was. It took forever!
     
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    Definitely make sure you get some high quality sawzall blades though. I used blades from Harbor Freight for the first control arm. It took forever and I think I went through 6 or 7 blades. Got some more expensive blades from a local hardware store for the second one, and that made it a lot easier and faster.

    I pulled the replacement bolts from a KJ at a junkyard, and cleaned them up.