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    Hi just bought the powerflex bush kit off ebay and was wondering about the rear beam mounting bushes, I think I know where they go, near to the diff infront and behind, has anyone change these themselves or got a garage to do it, and what is involved in fitting them, completely removing the rear beam or is there an easyier way? also what are the washers for in the box they come in, I've got 2 for the rear and 4 for the front beam bushes, and finally do I need to cut the anti roll bar bush to get it on or do I slide it on around the curves? any help please
     
     

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    Is it no.2 that you are talking about?



    If not, then what bush are you talking about?



     
     

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    First bush is no 2 on the anti roll bar just need to know If I need to cut it to put it on or if I have to slide it around to get it in position
    the other bushes I'm not to sure about on the diagram but the ones that they show where they fit on ebay
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/POWERFLEX-REAR...3A1%7C294%3A50
     
     

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    looking at it now it looks like bushes 2 and 3 on the last diagram
     
     

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    With the anti roll bar bush, you need to undo no. 3 in the first diagram to remove the bush. They are split bushes, so no cutting involved. No. 4 in the 2nd diagram are your trailing arm bushes. No. 2 in the 3rd diagram is your front beam bush, and no.3 is your rear beam bush.
     
     

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    ok thanx I found the split, they are quite tuff lol, No. 2 in the 3rd diagram is your front beam bush, and no.3 is your rear beam bush. was wondering how to install them? is there an easy way or do I have to remove alot of parts as I've heared its a very involved process, or would it be easyier to take it to a garage? how much would they charge roughly
     
     

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    If you get your car up high in the air, then you can do your beam bushes one at a time yourself. garages will just go by their labour rates and those won't take too long to do. The ones that will require tools will be the trailing arm bushes....so that you may want a garge to do.
     
     

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    ok I was going to have a go at the trailing arms, I will think again, so I won't need to take the beam off to get to them, do you know what the washers are for? and why there is 2 in the rear and 4 in the front?
     
     

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