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Old 10-25-2009, 08:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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replaced one control arm,the one on the drivers side has an engine mount in the way!on the middle bush.is there some sort of tool to get round it?someone somewhere must know something.
its a rhd drive car.with a depressed owner,having a cuppa now will see what you lot can suggest.
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shit the bed,have i been going at it the wrong way round?is it reached from below,rather than above?
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hi there mate, im a mechanic ive done many of them before i use a spanner, it does take a little time but your get there.

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maybe but do you attack it from below rather than from above?
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maybe but do you attack it from below rather than from above?
I was only able to get that middle nut from below & on the further side of the frame towards the rear of car, not much room, but was able to get with a open end wrench.....so between the engine & the frame....


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