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Old 08-12-2014
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Icon14 Control Arm Installation (Important Information)

Hey guys,

This is a big mistake that I learned about when I was doing the control arms on my truck so I wanted to share and hopefully educate people so they dont make the same mistake.
Changing out a control arm is easy so dont mess up the job by tightening the control arm with the wheel off the ground (suspension unloaded)
Let me know what you think!

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Hi Chris, Thanks for clarifying what the issues were with the bushing.
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if there was polyurethane bushings in there

it would be a NON issue , as the bushing grease would allow full rotation
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Hi Chris, Thanks for clarifying what the issues were with the bushing.
You are welcome! Glad it was educational!

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if there was polyurethane bushings in there

it would be a NON issue , as the bushing grease would allow full rotation
Yessir, you are correct! These were normal bushing though so they needed a preload
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