Miata 1990-1997

Upper Control Arms

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Removal & Installation





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Fig. Removal and installation of the upper control arm

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle, and remove the rear wheel(s).
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  3. Remove the nuts, washers and eccentric bolts, and the outer through-bolt. Remove the upper control arm. The bushings can be replaced separately.
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To install:

  1. Position the upper control arm, and loosely install the mounting bolts.
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  3. Install the rear wheel(s), and lower the vehicle.
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  5. Torque the upper arm through-bolts to 34-49 ft. lbs. (47-67 Nm).
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