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Rear axle bushings

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Been rebuilding a rear axle and having issues getting new bushings installed.

I can get them most the way with a few hits with a deadblow but then they just stop. I know they aren't easy to get in and basically have to cut to get them out. I'm wondering if i should keep reaming the inside out to get them to fit or what? Or force them the rest of the way?

I took a few pics. Pretty obvious with a caliper that its too small.


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I used a long bolt and big washers to basically press them in but it wouldn't go all the way Gets to that same spot and just stops. I know there suppose to be tight but this seems a bit ridiculous. I don't have a advanced auto near. O'Reilly might have a similar tool.
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