Next tip, use anti sieze compound on every nut and bolt you install.
You seem to have clue how to work on cars. That's great.
Oh I learned that a new spindle is like $114. It's sometimes easier to just replace it when doing ball joints. Thats a common problem on these, that bolt always breaks.
196k, 5/20/12 new ej257 short block, 8/20/11 installed VF52 turbo, @20.8psi, 280whp, 300ftlbs. CHECK your oil, these cars use it.
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