popping ball joints

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popping ball joints

Post by james butler » Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:11 am

this may sound like an odd question but if yo needed to disconnect the ball joint with the wishbone do you pop the ball joint out of the hub OR do you undo the 3 bolts that secure the ball joint to the wishbone?

it struck me as maybe being easier to undo the 3 little screws or am i going mad?

and yes i am that bored!

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Re: popping ball joints

Post by blakey » Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:18 am

Pop it out of the hub to save you from disturbing the wheel alignment.

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Re: popping ball joints

Post by essextom » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:57 pm

Pop it out, double check the hub/ballpoint bolt, mine had corroded a fair amount.