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Old March 31st, 2006, 12:34 PM
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Question tool info needed

Will have a buddy of mine fix the front end (Drop arm/link & Tie rod ball joint assem.
I have all parts in hand..
My question...what does he need ( tool wise )
What are the common mistakes made and how are they avoided !?
Shortcuts/hints and Ideas to help him make the job easier and faster !?
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Old March 31st, 2006, 12:49 PM
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19 mm wrench - pliers to pull cotter pin - Big Hammer - thats about it
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Old March 31st, 2006, 02:21 PM
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Hmm I think a puller would help allot to get the drop arm off, and if you are rebuilding the ball joint on it you will need a press or at least a small drift to tap it together with. You may also need a ball joint pickling fork. Sometimes you can get away with out any special tools, other times you end up breaking the special tool just getting things apart.
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Old March 31st, 2006, 04:03 PM
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There are some horror stories about getting off the drop arm. Do a search and read up on it. I would start spraying pb blast right now... Personally, mine came off after breaking 2 pullers and finally using a torch and impact gun.
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