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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: CHANGING BALL JOINTS
a balljoint removal tool is definately the proper way to remove the ball joints. harbour freight does carry them but there not the best tool provider. also if the ones your replacing aren't greaseable your better off putting greaseable fittings will defineatly make a difference.
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Posted on Jun 13, 2008
'dont remember any. Be sure you have the joint square with the knuckle when installing... If it cocks to one side, it will jam. take care not to damage the boot. When using fork, it can damage stuff . I refrain from using it as much as possible, using a good sized hammer and giving a shot on the side of pin recievers (like where tie rod end goes through arm on knuckle) this saves tearing tie rod end boot. When in doubt get a manual...any more questions, ask!!
Posted on Mar 14, 2009
Not hard, you'll need a special socket to get the axle nut off and getting the bearing out of the spindle is usually a real chore. Since it sounds like the spindle is already out, you might be able to do it in a press.
To get the ball joints out of the spindle, drive them out with a hammer. If you need to get the ball joint out of the axle, strike the axle next to where the ball joint taper is with a large hammer. That will usually distort the axle material enough (for a split second) to let the tappered section loose.
Posted on May 20, 2009
can it not be done without removing the hub ?? dont think you can get hub off without removing the track control ball joint?do you have the right tools??
Posted on May 30, 2009
Lower Ball Joint
Removal & Installation To Remove:
Posted on Jul 04, 2009
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