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Old 03-13-2012, 04:20 PM   #1
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radius rod bushing removal

What's the trick to getting the left radius rod bolt out? Do I need to remove the washer bottle?
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Old 03-13-2012, 04:22 PM   #2
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yep that's what I had to do there are two bolts up on the frame rail. Just undo them and you should have enough clearance to pull the bolt out.

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Old 03-13-2012, 04:31 PM   #3
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Old 03-13-2012, 05:45 PM   #4
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That worked.
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Old 04-22-2012, 11:13 AM   #6
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how do u remove the ball joi.t
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Lots of rage and a really big hammer. Very tough on jack stands due to lack of leverage.
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Lots of rage and a really big hammer. Very tough on jack stands due to lack of leverage.
and hit the tip of it? wouldnt that messin up the head?

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If you can have someone pry on it and then hit it once, it shouldn't mash it up. Big hammer and hit it with everything you've got.
The more times you hit it the more it will mash the stud.
ok i did this..not luxk i messed up the gead of the joint and the boot went up..does that mean ita ruined? thwre has to be a didderent tool to remoce these things then a pickle fork..??

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ok i did this..not luxk i messed up the gead of the joint and the boot went up..does that mean ita ruined? thwre has to be a didderent tool to remoce these things then a pickle fork..??

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i give up..i cant get this thing off..im assunibg the boot can.be.put back since.it.moves up? all i wanna do is get the ball join off the.pxikke fork does not work

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You leave a nut on to clean the threads if you booger them up. But yeah you have to beat the snot out of it. Heating up the knuckle can help too. I was unable to do it on stands even with a 5lb hammer, needed to take it someplace with a lift so you could swing that hammer.
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You leave a nut on to clean the threads if you booger them up. But yeah you have to beat the snot out of it. Heating up the knuckle can help too. I was unable to do it on stands even with a 5lb hammer, needed to take it someplace with a lift so you could swing that hammer.
unflortunetly i dont have any where to bring it.. so i need to do it here..the threads didnt mess up but the bottom of it sis where a socket fits i assume..i dont know.but car is.up on stands and i dont know.if the boot is ruined or if the boot goes back in please either

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Old 04-22-2012, 06:46 PM   #13
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i like to use heat. and water to keep each part different temp
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Old 04-22-2012, 07:20 PM   #14
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Boot is supposed to be sealed so probably jacked. I even bent a c-clamp from a ball joint removal kit so I said screw it. I was told an air hammer will do the trick but didn't feel like messing with it any more or buying a tool I'd never need again.

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