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Z31 Front Control Arm Replacement and Bushing Upgrade So you want to firm up the front suspension some and get rid of those rubber bushings.
Jun 08, Out with the old in with the new! In preparation for bigger power down the line, we replace the stage 2 clutch with a new stage 3 South Bend Clutch rated at. Replace pilot bushing. If the old one is stuck in, break off a 6 inch piece of hacksaw blade and carefully cut into the old bushing from the inside out until it is mostly through, then hammer a small chisel into the cut you made and it should come out easily.
Reaming the ID of the bronze pilot bushing.
The last two pilot bushings I have bought from napa have not fit my 30A input shaft, or of my clutch alignment tool (which I have used on several other pilot bushing installs) They all measure around” ID, and the trans input shaft is around” OD.
Last time I “fit” the bushing by hammering a spare trans input shaft into it. Mar 04, the nissan roller pilot bearing is an NSK bearing. to add to a question i received as to how they fail. the needles are exposed. this is a WEAR ITEM that wears out on mark a tree for removal ROLLING SURFACE.
There is no other way nissan could have gotten around that unless they machined the cranks to accept something like toyota uses. Apr 10, Removal of the Automatic Pilot Bushing - Lessons Learned. So my poor Z has been out of commission since January with tranny problems, and with the weather warming up I started work on a long overdue 5 spd swap.
Thus far there have been many snags along the way mostly attributed to mutant Japanese rust on nuts and bolts.