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Old 08-19-2009, 06:21 PM
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Default Lower Control Arm

I have to change out my lower control arm on my 99 4x4. I have to take out the torsion bar. I was wondering if anyone had easy suggestions to do this.

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Old 08-19-2009, 07:30 PM
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will need a puller for the torsion bar
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Old 08-20-2009, 07:26 AM
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Is there any tips that would make this process simpler. I have never done this on an IFS before.
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Old 08-22-2009, 06:16 AM
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why do you have to remove the arm?
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98blown you should be an MD! that's the same stuff my doc asks and ur spot on man!!!
98 4.0 2wd-----supercharger fully build heads cam...all show with go......3 time world of wheels champ 5 time national winner


lots of ranger parts for sale leftovers from my 94/96
96 sitting on the frame, waiting to go lower


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Old 08-22-2009, 08:47 AM
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I noticed what looked like the lower ball joint was going bad. I took the wheel and spindle off, the old ball joint had .050 inch play in the socket on the lower a-arm. I was not able to get an oversived ball joint, so i had to order a new a-arm and balljoint assembly. Yeah the a-arm on there now has alot of wear apparently.
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Old 08-23-2009, 05:48 PM
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that is odd that the hole for the ball joint would wear out like that,, the over sized are only .oo5 or .010 over sized
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98blown you should be an MD! that's the same stuff my doc asks and ur spot on man!!!
98 4.0 2wd-----supercharger fully build heads cam...all show with go......3 time world of wheels champ 5 time national winner


lots of ranger parts for sale leftovers from my 94/96
96 sitting on the frame, waiting to go lower


custom billet parts by me intake adapters and billet steps for the step sides

please sign my guestbook!!
http://breyperformancemachine.shutterfly.com/
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