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    How serviceable are the S3's rear bushes

    Morning chaps..... just pricing up some new rear bushes for mine and wondering if i order them all, will i be able to fit them all myself or will i need the pressing tools etc etc....just trying to pre-empt any issues
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    i can do the 4 inner tie bars in poly 50% cheaper than powerflex easy install, just need to bash your old ones out....

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    cheers Dave, appreciate that fella...im going to go back to OEM though for the comfort
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    getting to old for the spine jarring like me.....lol
    def a press job then

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    damn right haha..... poly dogbone does my nut in, anything else in poly will tear me apart!!

    Is it easy to get the old bushes out and new ones in? or are we talking an arse of a job?
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    ideally a press...... or a good vice, you can destroy your old ones getting them out but the new ones need to go in nice and square

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    cheers Dave...... i shall get the mechanic next door to have a bash at it then

    any ideas on the rest of the bushes on the rear by any chance?
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