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    Best tool for bushing replacement?

    I'll be replacing a lot of the suspension bits on my E36 M3 so my sis can drive around without experiencing a small earthquake, and probably some of the bits on my ZHP (already picked up the Koni FSDs ) . I saw the front sway bar bushings on the M3 were cracked so I ordered those, and I suspect some of the ones around the rear subframe will need replacing too. What tool should I get to press the new ones out and is anybody willing to lend it to me? I've seen the Koch bushing press mentioned around the forum but it's $300

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    Auto stores will loan you the tools for free. You just give them a credit card deposit equal to the price of new, and you get your full deposit back when you return the tool in working order. They have bushing tools, etc.

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    Leesburg, VA
    There were some members here that rented various repair tools - not sure where to view those posts.
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