Jan 04, Step 3: Remove Brake Calipers and Rotor.
With the tire out of the way, remove the brakes and rotor, in order to get at the control arm bushings. This is done easily, with the use of regular brake tools.
Once you have the brakes and rotors removed from the vehicle, you will have access to the ball joints and the control bushtrimmers.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins. Easily remove/install your Vanagon's lower control arm (LCA) and trailing arm bushings with this ingenious, easy-to-use kit!
If you've ever mucked around removing/installing LCA and/or trailing arm bushings, you know how challenging it can be. We've ruined plenty in our shop, which inspired us to create this easy-to-use tool. Jun 05, All groups and messages.