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Aug 24, - Remove the 6-or-so bolts holding the front of the diff to the outrigger - Carefully lower the jack to move the diff out of the way, leaving the half shafts in place. Keep some support on the diff (don't let it hang by it's shafts!) - Remove the E-brake cable mounts from the rear subframe - Remove the 4 bolts holding the rear subframe to the bodyEstimated Reading Time: 10 mins.
STI Suspension & Diff Bushing Kit. GC8 MYIndividual Bushings (STI Group N) Part No. Description. Application. Price Ea. Add to Cart. With the bushings out, get a wire wheel and a high speed corded drill and polish away the inside surfaces of your lateral links.
They don’t have to be perfect mirror shiny, but make sure to remove all the surface rust and old bushing material that may be stuck on them. Do the same for the hub where the long bolt goes through.
Mar 29, length. The lateral links are now empty and ready for new bushings. The new bushings are split in half for easy installation, aka no press! Apply grease to each half bushing and the crush tube. Insert one half at a time, and push in the new crush tube. Now you will have to use your rubber hammer to push the bushing halves and crush tube all they way in. Nov 06, Also coat the insides of the bushings and knuckle itself as well as possible with AS.
A small disposable shop paint brush can be a help here. Once covered in AS, slide the big long bolt into the rear lateral link, then knuckle, the front lateral link, then place the washer and nut onto it. Hand tighten the nut, no tools yet. The STi lateral link set has the standard bushes replaced with pillow ball strengthened bushes.
This greatly improves the suspension accuracy and stability, giving enhanced handling and driver feedback. This set is supplied with drop links and brackets to convert to the later type drop links. SuperPro manufactures and engineers the largest range of suspension parts, poly bushes, suspension bushes and sway bar bushing kits for performance, 4x4, 4wd, handling and durability.
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SuperPro also engineers and manufactures other innovative suspension components. Such as Radius rod, control arm, stabiliser bar, front sway bar, front sway bar, rear sway bar, rear sway bar, pan hard rod, anti Missing: lateral links. Mar 17, Using a 19mm wrench and socket, break the nut loose, and remove. To remove the bolt, a gentle tap or a hammer will net you enough room to place your wrench behind the head of the bolt at the rear of the knuckle.
Using your hammer again, tap the bolt free of the first lateral link then you may wiggle the knuckle to slide it the rest of the way out. Feb 25, Lateral Links GC/GD (Note GD STI LLs will increase track width and negative camber) Rear Subframe GC/GD ( STI has solid Subframe mounts)(Note Forester rear subframe has the LL points about half an inch lower to compensate for the lift, parts all fit nonetheless) Rear Knuckles/hubs GC/GD"" Trailing arms GC/GD (STI is the same, w/upgraded.