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#4591: 11-15-2012, 02:25 PM
 
 Max Capacity
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Originally Posted by slowGT View Post
Replaced the large LCA bushings, sway bar end links, both balljoints, and both knuckles after the pinch bolts broke and my drilling got off center....Tried to use a larger bolt but the recessed area in the balljoint doesn't really allow it.

Also replaced the wheel bearings on both sides when I had all this crap apart. One I didn't even know was bad (nice and quiet), had a ton of slop in it. The other one was okay so I will save as a replacement in the future if needed. I didn't want to have to tear everything apart to replace a used bearing after I beat the it out of the knuckle.

Now for an alignment.

I guess you missed the thread where I talk about just buying the new kunckles and save the hassle of breaking a bolt then have to go buy the kunckles.
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