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Old 10-27-2010, 06:40 AM   #1
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Is there a trick to changing this on my 03..I took off the tie rod links and still no go..what do I have to do to get this out?
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You could lower the back of the subframe a couple of inches and it'll probably slide right out.
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thats what i was afraid of..take out the 4bolts?
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I did mine by jacking the car up, removing both tires, disconnecting the downpipe, and then a half hour or so of cursing. Going back in wasn't much easier, especially since I replaced mine with an FE5 which is heavier.
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I disc the tierods and got tires off and could not get it out... downpipe?
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wonder if the back one will be this sucky? I have the heavy f41 to replace the hollow one
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Just stop by...it'll take us under an hour no matter how we have to do it.
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Just stop by...it'll take us under an hour no matter how we have to do it.
I got an Allison that might need replacing lol...

I thought my car was an electrical nightmare.
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The rear sway bar is a piece of cake compared to the front.

I have a custom exhaust and my downpipe was in the way of doing the front, may or may not be the case for you. It took a lot of wiggling, trying, and struggling for me to get it out without dropping the sub frame.
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I did alot of wiggling too..i was so mad i almost cut the f-in thing off....cut new one and weld it back together..
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