- Remove the front wheels and set aside.
- Remove the front aero shield using a 10mm wrench and a plastic tab removal tool.
- Remove the 22mm nut connecting the Front Lower Control Arm to the knuckle.
- Remove the 22mm bolt and nut attached to the subframe of the vehicle. You may need to use 2 wrenches to properly loosen hardware.
- You can now slide the arm away from the vehicle and out of the subframe housing. Push the arm in an upward motion to remove the ball joint guide pin from the knuckle.
- Now that the arm has been removed from the vehicle, Press out the OEM bushing using a bushing press tool *note, this requires professional assistance in most cases in order to not cause damage to the part or the installer due to the large forces at play. It does not matter in which direction the bushing is pressed as there are no retainer lips on the OEM bushing.
- Note that the orientation of the arm always uses a downward facing ball joint pin.
- Once the OEM bushing is removed, press the Unplugged Performance Front Lower Control Arm Bushing into the OEM arm with the protruding edge on the top. Be careful not to damage the rubber boot to ensure that no lubricant is lost.
- Once the bushing has been fully pressed and the outer lip sits flush against the arm, you can now add the C-ring as a retainer to ensure that the bushing does not move from its intended location.
- Reinstall the OEM arm in the same orientation as it was removed from the vehicle.
- Be sure to replace the nylock nuts if you see any damage or wear.
- First install the ball joint into the knuckle, and then slide the arm into the subframe housing.
- Reinstall the 22mm nuts and bolt into their original locations.
- Torque the knuckle nut to 132lbft, and the subframe bolt to 85lbft.
- Reinstall the wheels.