Also you really should do both sides, even if only one.
Nov 24, Control Arm Bushing Replacement. This video will show you how to easily replace Upper Control Arm bushings (press the old ones out and press the new ones in. Replacing the lower control-arm bushing is the number-one source of misery in rebuilding a Mopar frontend, unless you know the tricks. The pivot shaft comes out first, and removing it is simply a matter of pressing it out from the back through the torsion-bar socket. The shaft will come out with the inner bushing shell still attached.
Feb 18, This is a fairly easy job.
I felt more comfortable using hand tools because I could control the torque and feel if I was breaking the weld on that nut.
first about your question – the lower control arm (complete) is about dollars from bushcutting.bar the bushing kit (you would want to do both) is about dollars.
depending on the condition of the ball joint I would say change that as well – around dollars. then labor to remove the bushings. I would just get the control arm complete. much easier in Estimated Reading Time: 10 mins.