astrowing's 1958 T-bird named, Lucille


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#1
Passenger lower arm is off.  I used the extra room to replace the freeze plugs also.

#2
Driver side lower arm removed.

#3
Driver's side motor mount and front freeze plug.

#4
Engine lifted off the motor mounts for clearance.

#5
Upper and lower arms all removed.

#6
The horseshoe is used for AC-equipped Thunderbirds to provide some compensation for the heavier front end.

#7
Lower arms and springs cleaned and painted.

#8
Driver's side Lower Arm rehung and ready for compressing the Spring.

#9
Passenger's side (RH) Spring in place, ready to hoist with extra floor jack.

#10
Rebuilt power steering linkage I dropped the complete assembly to make it easier to work on.

#11
Control valve end.

#12
Stud will go into Pitman arm.

#13
RAM and idler arm.  I had machine shop press the bushings into the idler arm.

#14
Power steering linkage.

#15
Complete power steering linkage. 


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