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Offline TheMitch

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Ball joint problems
« on: July 01, 2009, 07:29:55 AM »
So I got the torision arm off, and got a ball joint from busdepot.com.  I just got the arm put back on.  So i'm tightening down the nut at the bottom of the ball joint and it seems way too long!  I have alot of thread showing compared to the others, and the nut maxes out before the ball joint is snug!  Like I still have about half an inch or so to tighten and i'm out of thread!  What the heck?


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Re: Ball joint problems
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2009, 08:13:16 AM »

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Re: Ball joint problems
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2009, 07:06:17 AM »
I don't see the concentric bushing on the upper torsion arm. It's use to adjust the camber.
It must be on the old ball joint? Hope you still have it!
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Re: Ball joint problems
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2009, 04:58:56 PM »
Yep.......... you need that....  :eek:
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