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replaced my ball joints

wood butcher2010-08-08 23:15:54 +0000 #1
well i got around to changing all 4 ball joints today , boy them lil buggers are tough. the new joints took all my high speed wobble out the front end
tacoma_20022010-08-08 23:24:06 +0000 #2
It helps if you freeze the balljoints for a couple hours in the freezer. They dont just "slide right in" like they say they will when they're frozen, but it definately helps...

I think the next time I'll try freezing the balljoints and heating the A-arm...maybe then they'll just "slide" in!
wood butcher2010-08-08 23:45:27 +0000 #3
no they sure don't slide in or out easy but a big f-in hammer got them out and a 2in piece of pipe and the same hammer the went back in
Brute650i2010-08-09 00:07:49 +0000 #4
I usually just use a deep well socket and a BFH and they go in pretty decent

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