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I'm trying to replace my stock front struts & springs with some Monroe quick struts but the lower strut bolt is seized in the bushing. I tried pounding it out to the point the bolt is starting to mushroom. Tried using a puller & that didn't move the bolt either. The bolt does NOT turn.
If the bolt is seized this bad is the bushing destroyed? If I heat it, will that destroy the bushing? I can't find a replacement bushing online & other similar topics talked about having to replace the whole lower control arm.
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