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Old 04-06-2018, 09:03 AM
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Man i just wanted to say people complaining about cutting just the caster adjustments have no idea how good they have it. I just got done with one side cutting the camber adjustment bolts and the caster adjustment bolts. And cutting the camber ones are a nightmare, like there is no room in there to angle the blade, cant really see where im cutting very well with the damn car on jack stands. Got the side all back together, now o also had to cut the damn end links too... end of rant...
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Old 04-06-2018, 09:08 AM
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yeah I couldn't see a good way to cut the camber bolts so i ended up holding a torch on it for 5 minutes or so and mine ended up breaking free.
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Just had to do every single alignment bolt on mine, definitely not fun.

But the new bushings feel great!
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Old 04-06-2018, 11:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Chris_Lum View Post
yeah I couldn't see a good way to cut the camber bolts so i ended up holding a torch on it for 5 minutes or so and mine ended up breaking free.
Yea there for sure is no good way lol, yea tried heat but ended up stripping the bolt head after a bit. So maybe ill have better luck with the other side tonight. And those damn bolts are expensive from honda!
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Old 04-06-2018, 12:30 PM
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Just finished my other front,i carefully bent the subframe away at the bottom so the reciprocating saw does not cut it,then bent it back again its very thin there.
Bent back into shape and painted after as better than messing it up.
its not even a welded double skin,may even spot weld it later to strengthen the area.
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Make sure to glob it up with antiseize so it doesn't happen again!
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Did you guys removed shocks before cutting to get more room? It helped when I was doing same job.
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Did mine on my ramp,so could keep my coilovers on.
Also new mugen bushes have same part number as oem that came off.
if compliance is cut first,its a little easier and can pull the arm down.
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Is it something that you can avoid by touching all the related bolts once a year or something?
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Is it something that you can avoid by touching all the related bolts once a year or something?
Remove the bolts and put antisieze on them. But you'll need an alignment.

Well worth it because when the bolts sieze alignment shops tear the bushings trying to turn them. Then you have a very expensive labor intensive fix.
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