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    WTB: Rear lower wheel carrier support bushing tool

    Anyone have one that would like to recover some costs and sell to me? I'm aware of the tools available and pricing. For knowledge sake, the MB tool will cost us about $270.00 from the Classic Center.

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    Re: Rear lower wheel carrier bushing tool

    Drew, not sure if this is accurate, but Naperville shows it for $136, free shipping with the forum promo code. At that price, for the factory tool, I'd jump on it:

    https://www.mboemparts.com/oem-parts...l-202589004300

    My maths indicate that $136 is actually dealer cost, so Naperville may not honor that price, but it's worth a try. Husker has it for $165. The price on this tool had been higher (over $200+ dealer cost) through about 2012, then it dropped considerably in mid-2013. It's gone up a little since then. The Classic center asking $260 is awfully high IMO. That's 2x dealer cost, 100% markup.

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    Re: WTB: Rear lower wheel carrier support bushing tool

    Quote Originally Posted by sheward View Post
    Anyone have one that would like to recover some costs and sell to me? I'm aware of the tools available and pricing. For knowledge sake, the MB tool will cost us about $270.00 from the Classic Center.

    drew
    I have this, the generic brand, but it worked just fine on my 092 - and if it's the same for the 036 you're more than welcome to it. I'm downtown though, but am currently commuting to Kennesaw if that's better.

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    Re: WTB: Rear lower wheel carrier support bushing tool

    Thank you, Sir. I would like to meet you in Kennesaw. I'll send a pm.

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    Re: Rear lower wheel carrier bushing tool

    Quote Originally Posted by gsxr View Post
    Drew, not sure if this is accurate, but Naperville shows it for $136, free shipping with the forum promo code. At that price, for the factory tool, I'd jump on it:

    https://www.mboemparts.com/oem-parts...l-202589004300
    $136 is reasonable however the car budget is growing like the national debt and i'm too old to need this again. As always, your help is appreciated.

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    Re: WTB: Rear lower wheel carrier support bushing tool

    Thank you kwontumspeed for taking time to loan me your bushing tool. Much appreciated!

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    Rear Carrier Bushing removal tool Availability

    Does anyone have a rear carrier bushing removal tool they are interested in renting or selling?

    I should have grabbed one on ebay when they had the SG for $99.

    I need to rework the rear suspension and may as well do it all at once.

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    Re: Rear Carrier Bushing removal tool Availability

    7delta let me know for you to contact him and he will ship to you . reach out to him
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    Re: WTB: Rear lower wheel carrier support bushing tool

    Merged threads on same topic.


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    Re: WTB: Rear lower wheel carrier support bushing tool

    You guys are all in the Kennesaw area? My dad is in Powder Springs / Marrietta...We gotta get a beer next time I am there.

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