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Advice needed with installing front control arm link in 01 Boxster

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Recently, my front driver's side control arm link (986.341.043.03) snapped and needs to be replaced. I have removed the broken part and now would like to install the replacement. In my initial attempt, I was able to get the part partially installed, but was unable to get each end of the control arm lined up with the mounting points so they would accept the bolts. Does anyone know of a procedure for replacing this part of the front suspension?

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  • 6 years later...

The Pelican Parts website has some good technical articles and this one is included. I found it helpful to loosen the 3 bolts that go up into the chassis at the front end of the control arm and use a hydraulic jack to raise and lower the main control arm (sometimes called the coffin arm) as this allows you to align the bolts better. 

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