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Old 11-29-2010, 03:35 PM
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What size socket do you use to take the upper control arms off with?
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Old 11-29-2010, 03:38 PM
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Get a socket.. and try to put it on there... If it's too small get a bigger one.

If it's too big... Get a smaller one.

If it slides on... Get a wrench.
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Old 11-29-2010, 03:42 PM
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Get a socket.. and try to put it on there... If it's too small get a bigger one.

If it's too big... Get a smaller one.

If it slides on... Get a wrench.


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Old 11-29-2010, 03:46 PM
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I'm wanting to say it was a 17mm or 19mm but its been a bit since I changed mine..
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Old 11-29-2010, 03:46 PM
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mine takes a 21 mm
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Old 11-29-2010, 04:10 PM
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mine takes a 21 mm
Is a 2wd same as a 4wd ? As far as control arms.
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Old 11-29-2010, 04:21 PM
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Is a 2wd same as a 4wd ? As far as control arms.
im not sure if the arm is the same but it do know it takes the same socket. i did uppers on my buddys 98 ranger 2wd and i used the same socket as i use on mine.
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Old 11-29-2010, 04:27 PM
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Get a socket.. and try to put it on there... If it's too small get a bigger one.

If it's too big... Get a smaller one.

If it slides on... Get a wrench.
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Old 11-29-2010, 05:02 PM
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im not sure if the arm is the same but it do know it takes the same socket. i did uppers on my buddys 98 ranger 2wd and i used the same socket as i use on mine.
Ok thanks Pat. I'm just trying to make sure I got everything tonight before I leave work. Since I work at a auto parts store.
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Old 11-29-2010, 05:05 PM
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Ok thanks Pat. I'm just trying to make sure I got everything tonight before I leave work. Since I work at a auto parts store.
yeah good call. the reason i remember the size so well is because when i did the uppers on my truck i got everything tore off and realized i didnt have a big enough socket, my set only goes up to 18 mm. lol i had to ride my bike down to the auto value to get a 21 mm socket. ha ha
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Old 11-29-2010, 05:08 PM
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yeah good call. the reason i remember the size so well is because when i did the uppers on my truck i got everything tore off and realized i didnt have a big enough socket, my set only goes up to 18 mm. lol i had to ride my bike down to the auto value to get a 21 mm socket. ha ha
I bought a set of Gear wrench sockets today from work and a tool bag. Along with a auto craft ratchet. 3/8 drive. It only goes up to 19mm. Also I found a grease fitting in the bag that came with the control arm. Will it be ok for a few days with out grease, cause sandman is gonna align it for me. (For free). I'll just get him to squeeze some grease in them.
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