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Old 04-14-2013, 04:25 PM   #1
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How do I get this ball joint free?

When I remove the pin/nut do I hit it with a small sledge hammer? Going to be installing new UCA'S


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Pickle fork.
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Old 04-14-2013, 04:28 PM   #3
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Use a 2lb sledge right on that flat part of the spindle. It will break the taper
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Do I need to tie anything off to prevent from falling and stretching the brake lines?
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Old 04-14-2013, 04:38 PM   #5
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I didn't on mine. When it broke free it still rested in the hole. I had to manually move the control arm up and out of the way after I broke the BJ free. Once the old arm was completely out of the way, thats when I tied the spindle off to the frame.
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Thanks!
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