Front lower control arm bushings consensus

Discussion in 'KJ General Discussion' started by rockymountain, Apr 5, 2020.

  1. rockymountain

    rockymountain Full Access Member

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    First, been a while and I am about to redo the front basically and hand the KJ off to my daughter. 175k and I know the front lower bushings need done. What is everyone’s thought on replacing them. Do shops generally have any issues doing them? Thinking of taking them to a shop to get them done, I don't particularly care to do them myself.
    Over the past dozen years or so people have said on here they are a royal pain.
    Thanks all, looking forward to what you all have to say!
     
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    HoosierJeeper Gold Supporter/Admin Staff Member Administrator

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    Any decent shop should be able to do them. Does Mopar still sell the bushings?
     
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    I just replaced the entire LCA with a new one with new bushings in it.

    sure, I could have spent half as much and just changed the bushings, but I didnt even have to think about how to get them out/in. My old lca were already aftermarket so not like I was loosing some mopar durability or anything.
     
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    tommudd Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Replace the whole arm with ones from a good company, not some of these from cheapo sites, detroit axle etc.
    ALSO grab the cam bolts as well, they are many times seized in the bushings and have to be cut out