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Are my spindle and ball-joint one piece?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by CascadesTacoma, Dec 8, 2013.

  1. Dec 8, 2013 at 12:11 PM
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    CascadesTacoma

    CascadesTacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Trying to install my new UCA (camburg uni-ball) and this is where I'm stuck. My truck has 114k miles so there is some definite corrosion but I've been cranking down on this thing with a PosiLock 3-jaw press with no luck. Almost looks like it's one piece; is that even possible?

    Any ideas?
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  2. Dec 8, 2013 at 12:22 PM
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    A3umph

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  3. Dec 8, 2013 at 12:33 PM
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    CascadesTacoma

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    That c-clamp kit doesn't match up flush with my 2001 spindle. I may be able to use part of it with the 3-jaw press. I'll give it a go.
     
  4. Dec 8, 2013 at 12:37 PM
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    tacomataco2

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    That is most definitely a ball joint pressed and rusted in the spindle. What he said rent a ball joint press, makes it pretty easy
     
  5. Dec 8, 2013 at 2:37 PM
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    CascadesTacoma

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    So, driver's side rusted to hell but got it out with some hammering. Getting a press to press in the new uni-ball.
     
  6. Dec 9, 2013 at 6:11 AM
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    pics when your done, i want camburgs :D
     

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