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What is the best way to install new bump stops in the lower control arms? Putting 1/2 inch hard rubber in a 1/4 inch slot has brought every cuss word that I learned from my father to the surface. My last two options are dynamite and/or voodoo.

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Guys that have done it used a arbor press with a little grease....its one of those things that needs to be done while pressing the ball in or out.
 

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Guys that have done it used a arbor press with a little grease....its one of those things that needs to be done while pressing the ball in or out.
IF you don't have access to an arbor press like I didn't, take some fine sand paper and polish the slot sides (that actually hold the bump stop). If they are rusty it creates extra drag. If they are smooth though, with a little grease and either a good mallet or a large C Clamp, you can get them to pop in place.

And yes, they are much easier to deal with when you have the lower A Arm dropped down or removed from the truck..preferably the latter option.
 
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