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Old 09-15-2013, 04:00 PM
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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
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Old 09-15-2013, 04:30 PM
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heres a pic of it but it looks like the ball joint is part of the link?
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I did "just the ball joint" on a 2wd 12 valve drivers side. R...
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Gotta buy the whole thing. It's about $60 at Autozone.
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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
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1/2" drive Air impact.I replced all on my 96.
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PB Blaster and a breaker bar. Or impact.
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do you have to have truck jacked up to loosen castle nut?
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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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