Originally Posted by HP Autowerks
We have seen it done with a torch and air hammer. First you will need to burn the bushing material out, then use an air hammer to split the bushing shell, but this is really a backyard mechanic process.
Thanks Harold, your feedback is much appreciated. I'm considering buying a 12 or 20 tonne press so might leave it a for a while until I can source one at a reasonable price. I've used that same process for my e36 and it is a horrible job with the smoke and smell.