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Old 04-22-2011, 01:23 PM
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Default well.....Time to replace Ball joints!

Was wondering why my truck looked "squatty" in the left front, found the problem, lower ball joint busted thru the top!



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Old 04-22-2011, 01:25 PM
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ouch!
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Old 04-22-2011, 01:27 PM
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wow you werent kidding that is nasty! you still planning on doing those tomorrow?
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Old 04-22-2011, 01:28 PM
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Damn!!!!
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Old 04-22-2011, 01:28 PM
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Default Re: well.....Time to replace Ball joints!

Ranger was still driveable?
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Old 04-22-2011, 01:31 PM
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wow you werent kidding that is nasty! you still planning on doing those tomorrow?
Yeah, had to order a L BJ from Napa, they were out but will have it tomaro morning. I took the upper control arm off that parts truck, since its been replaced. Im just doing the drivers side tomaro. Pass side later, dont have the money for it right now........THANKS CLINTON!!! HAHAHAHAH j/k

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Ranger was still driveable?

Still drivable as of now!
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Old 04-22-2011, 01:32 PM
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im not sure what the weather is supposed to be like tomorrow but if you dare drive it 7 miles to my house we can do it in the garage if you want.
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-4:56 gears
-Auburn gear LS
-James Duff traction bars
-Headers
-Flowmaster duals
-SCT X-Cal2 and some small exterior mods

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2321189

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Old 04-22-2011, 01:36 PM
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thanks, I've been driving it all over! Its been broke for awhile just look at the amount of rust on it, its not fresh, don't know how long its been like that! Yeah I might sneak over there. I'll have my daughter stacey has to work tomaro.

(she said stop being a creeper!!!) lol j/k
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Ball Joints/Upper A-Arms How To
Replace Door pin/bushing
Repair broken dome light tabs
VIDEO OHC Install
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Old 04-22-2011, 01:40 PM
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thanks, I've been driving it all over! Its been broke for awhile just look at the amount of rust on it, its not fresh, don't know how long its been like that! Yeah I might sneak over there. I'll have my daughter stacey has to work tomaro.

(she said stop being a creeper!!!) lol j/k
a creeper? lol someone had to make ryan do some work! you can bring your daughter but theres not much for her to do here so she might get bored. ill talk to the wife when she gets home to see how much time i have tomorrow, i know we have to go to her dads later in the day.
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-RCD Suspension lift
-33x12.5 BFG KM2's on Mickey Thomson classic locks
-4:56 gears
-Auburn gear LS
-James Duff traction bars
-Headers
-Flowmaster duals
-SCT X-Cal2 and some small exterior mods

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2321189

2005 F-150 Lariat 4x4
-LED third brake light
-Weathertech floor liners
-Edge tuner
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Old 04-22-2011, 01:43 PM
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alright, send me a PM, I'll be up early, got to get parts at 8. Shouldnt take too long I wouldn't think. I got that upper off the parts truck in like 5 min. Im gonna hit everything with PB today.
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A Gladiator does not fear death. He embraces it. Caresses it. Fucks it. Each time he enters the arena, he slips his c0ck in the mouth of the beast, and prays to thrust home before the jaws snap shut. - Oenomaus
Ball Joints/Upper A-Arms How To
Replace Door pin/bushing
Repair broken dome light tabs
VIDEO OHC Install
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Old 04-22-2011, 01:43 PM
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Yeah, had to order a L BJ from Napa, they were out but will have it tomaro morning. I took the upper control arm off that parts truck, since its been replaced. Im just doing the drivers side tomaro. Pass side later, dont have the money for it right now........THANKS CLINTON!!! HAHAHAHAH j/k

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Old 04-22-2011, 01:44 PM
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alright, send me a PM, I'll be up early, got to get parts at 8. Shouldnt take too long I wouldn't think. I got that upper off the parts truck in like 5 min. Im gonna hit everything with PB today.
the only thing i dont have is the socket for the axle nut, i had one but its gone missing.
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-RCD Suspension lift
-33x12.5 BFG KM2's on Mickey Thomson classic locks
-4:56 gears
-Auburn gear LS
-James Duff traction bars
-Headers
-Flowmaster duals
-SCT X-Cal2 and some small exterior mods

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2321189

2005 F-150 Lariat 4x4
-LED third brake light
-Weathertech floor liners
-Edge tuner
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Old 04-22-2011, 01:45 PM
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Default Re: well.....Time to replace Ball joints!

Dont bring your daughter Jason, Pat was just showing off his third leg on another thread so you may not want her around that!
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Old 04-22-2011, 01:58 PM
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Dont bring your daughter Jason, Pat was just showing off his third leg on another thread so you may not want her around that!
lol its hard to hide, i cant help it!
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-RCD Suspension lift
-33x12.5 BFG KM2's on Mickey Thomson classic locks
-4:56 gears
-Auburn gear LS
-James Duff traction bars
-Headers
-Flowmaster duals
-SCT X-Cal2 and some small exterior mods

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2321189

2005 F-150 Lariat 4x4
-LED third brake light
-Weathertech floor liners
-Edge tuner
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Old 04-22-2011, 04:12 PM
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the only thing i dont have is the socket for the axle nut, i had one but its gone missing.

I got a 1" drive socket set. Goes from 3/4" - 2", we should be good
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A Gladiator does not fear death. He embraces it. Caresses it. Fucks it. Each time he enters the arena, he slips his c0ck in the mouth of the beast, and prays to thrust home before the jaws snap shut. - Oenomaus
Ball Joints/Upper A-Arms How To
Replace Door pin/bushing
Repair broken dome light tabs
VIDEO OHC Install
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