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Old 07-30-2013, 01:24 AM
Jspera Jspera is offline
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yeah i just wasnt thinking, i got the giant C clamp tool and we ended up cutting off the actual ball joint so we would have room for easier removal of the cup and i didnt have my truck high enough off the ground to allow room for the C clamps rod, so in the end the tool worked but the cups that i got from orielieys didnt always work so we would end up using plate and other pieces of pipe we had...as for the installation once again some of the pieces orielys gave us didnt fit the ball joint so we had to machine out some pipe to make it fit. in the long run we got them in.
BUT hit me in the balls the upper ball joints are offset and idk by how many degrees so i gota take it in for an alignment by a local front end shop. i just installed straight balls on the top and i know my tires are gonna wear like no other...so its always fun. but yeah now to take it for the alignment and getting the right ball joints installed
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