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DIY: Prothane Polyurethane Front Upright Bushings (91-05)

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Learn how to install Prothane Polyurethane bushings on the front of your 91-05 Acura/Honda NSX. This video shows you the steps to remove your OEM bushings and install the new poly bushings into your front upright, including the special tools required. Highly recommend watching all the way through before attempting!

Prothane Poly Bushings: https://www.prothanesuspensionparts.com/8225

Special Tools:28pc Master Press & Pull Sleeve Kit: https://www.ebay.com/itm/154622755382Grinder

(Optional): https://amzn.to/3WoUHKM
24mm Tekton 1/2" Drive Impact socket (or anything with a 34mm OD): https://www.tekton.com/1-2-inch-drive-x-24-mm-6-point-impact-socket-sid22124
19mm & 21mm Box Wrenches (Ratcheting preferred)/Sockets

0:00 - Prothane Bushing Overview
0:56 - Install Overview
2:58 - Marking the Bolts
3:27 - Remove Shocks
3:39 - Remove Lower ABS Line Brackets & Disconnect Sway Bar Endlink
4:09 - Remove Upper ABS Line Bracket Bolts
4:28 - Remove Upper Arm Bolt
5:23 - Remove Lower Camber Adjustment Bolt
5:43 - Using a Jackstand to Support the Hub Assembly
6:11 - Removing the Steering Rack Bolts
6:55 - Removing Various Lower Upright Bolts
7:34 - Removing Upright Bracket Bolts
9:23 - Removing the Last Upright Bolts
10:29 - Upright Removed
10:57 - Special Tool: Press & Pull Sleeve Kit
12:05 - Choosing the Sizes of the Required Cups (Sleeves)
14:46 - Setting up the Special Tool for the Camber Bushing
17:30 - Pressing Out the Camber Bushing
19:52 - Setting up the Special Tool for the Upper Bushing
21:31 - Pressing Out the Upper Bushing
22:31 - Discussing Shaving Down the Poly Bushing
23:43 - Greasing the Camber Bushing
24:47 - Pressing the Camber Poly Bushing In
26:01 - Shaving Down the Camber Poly Bushing
28:28 - Greasing the Camber Bushing Sleeve
28:43 - Installing the Camber Bushing Sleeve
28:58 - Greasing the Upper Bushing
29:10 - Pressing the Upper Bushing In
29:15 - Installing the Upper Bushing Sleeve
30:08 - Installing the Upright Into the Car
30:26 - Installing the Various Upright Brackets
30:47 - Installing the Various Lower Upright Bolts
33:37 - Greasing the Outside Surfaces of the Bushings
34:00 - Installing the Upper Arm Bolt
34:50 - Installing the Camber Bolt
36:05 - Torquing the Camber Bolt
36:53 - Torquing the Upper Arm Bolt
37:08 - Installing the Shocks
37:15 - Clocking/Torquing the Lower Shock Bushing
37:52 - Install the Sway Bar Endlink Bolt & ABS Line Bolts

 
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