Originally Posted by Cresso
The technique recommended in the Toyota manual worked really well for me. Use a brass punch and hit the tops of the steering arm studs, like you're trying to pound them down through the arms. A few good whacks and the conical washers will pop out. Also works well for the conical washers on the hubs.
I've never had any trouble getting the cone washers off. It is getting the steering arm seat out of the knuckle bearing inner race that often gives me fits.