Greetings! Is there a special tool for installing the upper control arm on a 1981 300CD. I am having difficulty applying sufficient force to the torsion bar to permit re-insertion of the bolt through the pivoting end of the control arm. Thanks...Kim
I went to the hardware store and bought the longest bolt with the correct threads, I used the bushings and tightened down, this brought the torsion bar into place where it remained until I could get the old bolt and washers back in.
I did this, and the entire procedure, with the car resting on the lower control arm via a jack stand, as per the FSM.
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