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The rubber and outer steel shell of the original bushing remains in the lower control arm. Inexplicably, the typical advice is to heat the shell with a torch to release the rubber's bond with the outer shell. In fact, the rubber isn't vulcanized or bonded to the shell, and can be pried out of the arm cold with a screwdriver. Again, with poly bushings, the outer shell remains, but OE-type bushings require removal-a brutal job that requires splitting the shell along its length and prying it out.