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letsgo19 09-15-2013 05:00 PM

ball joint replacement
 
the ball joint on paasenger side end of drag link is shot.Can I replace just the ball joint or do I need to replace the whole drag link.It looks like I could but want to be sure before I buy one.Thanks

letsgo19 09-15-2013 05:30 PM

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heres a pic of it but it looks like the ball joint is part of the link?

richmond 09-18-2013 03:25 AM

I did "just the ball joint" on a 2wd 12 valve drivers side. R...

the persuader 09-18-2013 04:00 AM

Gotta buy the whole thing. It's about $60 at Autozone.

letsgo19 09-23-2013 06:58 PM

I can"t for the life of get the castle nut off the inner tie rod.Are the threads backwords?Any ideas to loosen it?Thanks

Deereman39 10-05-2013 10:11 PM

Drag link
 
1/2" drive Air impact.I replced all on my 96.

the persuader 10-06-2013 09:31 PM

PB Blaster and a breaker bar. Or impact.

letsgo19 10-31-2013 04:11 PM

do you have to have truck jacked up to loosen castle nut?

jabba974 11-02-2013 01:35 AM

If you dont have an impact, try adding grease to the tie rod....if that doesnt help, heat the castle nut and drive a pickle fork in between the tierod and then try and brake the nut loose...It needs some pressure to keep the stud from turning


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