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Old 08-03-2017, 01:57 PM   #11
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haha, its not like there's a VIN on it and you didnt steal it!
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Old 08-03-2017, 03:37 PM   #12
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press for the win!
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Old 08-03-2017, 04:30 PM   #13
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I was looking at a nice band saw with the built in sliding table next to it. its like the size of a nice wood planer and lathe combo, 800 bucks. good price. stolen? no idea, no cares
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Old 08-03-2017, 05:46 PM   #14
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Our local good will gets shit from home depot and lowes all the time, items that are floor models, or damaged box or what ever. They had pallets of Epoxy floor paint.
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Old 08-04-2017, 07:33 AM   #15
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that's cool. I don't think ours does. maybe the one down town
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you peeps are strange with your fancy pullers, vices and presses.

Drill out the rubber, cook the bush with a butane torch and smack out the centre.. then smack out the outer later with a steel punch when its gone all sticky. Moves pretty easy.

Putting them in is easy.. Silicone spray the rubber.. Get a decent deadblow.
support the eye of the subframe on the bench and give it 5 good wacks on the bush. Done.

Do the same with the control arms.

Not only is fire fun but a deadblow is so satisfying.
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ha ha ha.

its still on the list of things to do.

since the car runs and drives fine, the sub frame bushings are not high on the list because I don't drive it a lot.

I had to overhaul my lightning phantom2 because I have a few races coming up and then a 100 mile ride in December. had to upgrade to a 700c rear wheel and get brakes, gears, chain, etc. and, getting the ac on the white e30 going is becoming an issue. it worked when we left the shop from buying it and then a line burst driving home. now, new hose, evacuate system and vacuum holds but no ac when Freon is put in.
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Old 09-30-2017, 09:28 AM   #18
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Fire is for people with time but no money. I hate burning them out. Smut everywhere. Takes forever to get it hot enough. Tons of clean up. I'm too old for that.
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Doing it wrong or you must be using a small flame.
The only cleanup I had was throwing the old bush in the bin.. Big whoop. Took about ten minutes to do both ends. Would take longer to build a tool your going to use once. Point I was trying to make tho is you don't need special tools to do the job at home.
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Old 09-30-2017, 08:26 PM   #20
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I made a home made tool to do it and it just ripped the core out the center. I used a sawzall to cut the cartridge out. *shrugs* as long as it gets done. I ain't complainin.
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