Oct 15, C4-C6 Corvette Control Arm Urethane Bushing Installation Overview. Over time, the original rubber control arm bushings on C4-C6 Corvettes will wear out and fail. While some owners will want to stick with new rubber bushings as a replacement option, there is another option that has become almost second nature in recent years: urethane bushclear.buzzted Reading Time: 3 mins. Jan 04, Four trailing arms, or spindle control rods, hold the rear axle in place. On the earlier Corvettes a single trailing arm was used.
From to an arm was attached to the frame and ran towards the rear of the car. This trailing arm held the rear spindle in place. The C4 design is really just an improvement on that earlier bushclear.buzzted Reading Time: 6 mins. Oct 04, These lower control arm bushings from a Corvette Central urethane bushing kit are being pushed in not quite as easily as this photo shows.
I usually start the bushing in the control arm with the arm end sitting on the work bench, then the bushing is pushed into the bore. Note there is no lubricant silicone on the bushclear.buzzted Reading Time: 12 mins. An easy way to get the rubber bushing out of the control arm when you don't have a press. An easy way to get the rubber bushing out of the control arm when you don't have a press.