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Author Topic:   Ball joints
longracing25
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 103
posted September 03, 2002 01:06 PM
Could somebody tell me the easiest way to press in the lower ball joints on a metric car, while the control arms are still on?..........thanks guys!

ssanto
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 11
posted September 03, 2002 01:46 PM
we just tighten up the nut and it draws the tapered part of the ball joint into the spindle... anybody do anything differently?


poboy2
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 219
posted September 03, 2002 06:01 PM
Do you have an O'Reilly auto parts near you?
They have a free rental program that has a ball joint press. You have to leave a deposit for the value of the tool( something like 250 bucks for this one) use it for a day or two and bring it back for a full refund. Works real well if you have a credit card to put it on.

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